Marina joined the firm in 2021 as an Associate Attorney after earning her J.D. from Harvard Law School. During law school, she interned with Southern Migrant Legal Services, a project of the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, representing migrant farmworkers, and with Altshuler Berzon, LLP, representing unions. She was a teaching and research assistant to Professor Ben Sachs and was a regular contributor to the Harvard labor blog, OnLabor. In addition, she served as the co-president of the Harvard Law National Lawyers Guild, as a student attorney and mentor for the Prison Legal Assistance Program, and as a student attorney for the Consumer Protection and Predatory Lending Clinic. During her 1L year at the University of Iowa Law, Marina studied independently with Professor Marc Linder on issues of capitalism and labor and co-founded a student group to support first generation law students.
Prior to law school, she worked as the Research & Policy Fellow for professor Joan C. Williams at the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where she co-wrote several publications on work and equity, including, What Works for Women at Work: A Workbook, published by NYU Press, and “We Can’t Change What We Can’t See: Interrupting Racial & Gender Bias in the Legal Profession,” published by the American Bar Association and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
- Author, “Organizing Through a Pandemic: Tartine Bakery Union,” OnLabor, Apr. 19, 2021
- Author, “Scabby: The Law of the Rat,” OnLabor, Apr. 9, 2021
- Author, “Race and Exclusion in the Cedar Point Takings Case,” OnLabor, Mar. 18, 2021
- Author, “Why the Labor Movement Should Fight for Prison Abolition,” OnLabor, Mar. 4, 2021
- Author, “The Injustice of UI Clawbacks,” OnLabor, Feb. 10, 2021
- Author, “A Legal Challenge Against Racist Labor Exclusions Finds Life in Washington,” OnLabor, Dec. 15, 2020
- Co-author with Eve Cervantez, “Innovative Solutions to Customer Harassment: What Employers Can and Should Do to Protect Their Employees and Themselves,” Presented at ABA Labor & Employment Annual Conference, Nov. 11, 2020
- Author, “Martinez-Cuevas: Reckoning with Labor Law’s Racist Roots,” OnLabor, Aug. 20, 2020
- Co-author with Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey, What Works for Women at Work: A Workbook, NYU Press, Jan. 2018
- Co-author with Joan C. Williams, Su Li, & Rachel Korn, “We Can’t Change What We Can’t See: Interrupting Racial & Gender Bias in the Legal Profession,” Sep. 2018, American Bar Association & Minority Corporate Counsel Association.