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Overview

Marissa Morte advises companies and individuals on a variety of complex civil litigation and general corporate matters. Her practice focuses on general business litigation, commercial law, products liability and toxic tort liability. She supports businesses through all stages of a dispute. This includes handling pre-litigation matters such as drafting contracts and corporate documents, advising on eDiscovery best practices, as well as overseeing mergers and acquisitions. Marissa also has vast experience handling issues that arise during litigation. She has assisted companies in the resolution of commercial disputes in a variety of practice areas, including real estate, construction, trucking and transportation, employment, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and environmental issues. Marissa works with clients across the country and internationally, advising on effective solutions and providing strong advocacy.

Prior to initially joining MG+M, Marissa served as a judicial intern for Maynard M. Kirpalani on the Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts. While attending William & Mary Law School, she served on the Editorial Board of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal and led the school’s Public Service Fund. Marissa oversees MG+M’s New England Law Clerk Program. In the fall of 2022, Marissa traveled to Naples, Italy where she served as a foreign visiting attorney at MG+M’s affiliate, SLSLEX.

Recognition

  • Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2023

Involvement

  • Boston Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • National Association of Women in Construction

Education

  • William & Mary Law School, JD
  • Kenyon College, BA,, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • US District Court, District of New Hampshire

News + Insights

Publications

Biometric Privacy Acts and the Trucking Industry , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: Safety Audits , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Carrier Compliance Programs , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Security and Documentation Now, Can Save You in the Future , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The ATA's Fight Against Truck-Only Tolls , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Autonomous Driving Technology , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
EPA and NHTSA Blocked From Regulating Trailer Manufacturing , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The Supply Chain Crisis, Trucking, and America's Response , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Preparing for a Truck Driver Deposition , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The Exception to the Small Vehicle Exemption , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Trucking Company Settles Over False Emissions Compliance Reporting , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Analyzing the Forthcoming Osha COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Proposed Truck Parking Ban Makes Drivers Ask: Where Can I Park? , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The Exception to the Exemption , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
DRIVE-Safe Act: Reducing the Age to Transport Goods Between States , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The INVEST in America Act and Its Impact on the Trucking Industry , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Limiting Trucks' Speeds on Highways , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The Exception to the MCA Exemption , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
The Seatbelt Defense , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
General vs. Auto Liability: Why Does It Matter? , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Texas Federal Court Reaffirms the Savage Rule , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
COVID Passport for Interstate Trucking , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Sanitary Transport and the Carmack Amendment: What Constitutes Damages , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
Texas Bill Seeks to Reduce Large Jury Verdicts in Crash Suits , Motor Transport Association of Connecticut