Marina G. McGuire

Associate

Marina McGuire focuses her practice in the areas of products liability and environmental and toxic tort litigation. Her practice is predominantly concentrated on the defense of large companies involved in complex litigation, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, in both federal and state court.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. McGuire served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Bruce A. Gaeta, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen Vicinage. In addition, she was temporarily assigned as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Charles J. Walsh, J.S.C., also of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen Vicinage.

Ms. McGuire is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.


Ms. McGuire handles individual actions and large-scale mass tort litigations in the product liability realm including pharmaceutical, medical device and environmental matters.  She is skilled in all stages of litigation including discovery, motion practice, depositions, expert work and preparing for trial.  Ms. McGuire also has extensive experience in the resolution of mass tort litigations, including assisting with mediations and arbitrations.  Ms. McGuire has also conducted complex compliance investigations involving governmental regulations and employment issues impacting pharmaceutical companies.

Ms. McGuire is a member of the American Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, and the National Association of Women Lawyers.

  • Co-author, “Increased FDA Regulatory Action: The Current Landscape and Its Impact on Drug and Medical Device Litigation,” Pharmaceutical Law Update (March 2011).
  • Co-author, “Chapter 25 – Privilege in a Global Product Economy,” Product Liability Litigation: Current Law Strategies and Best Practices, Practicing Law Institute Treatise, 2nd Edition (2010).
  • Co-author, “Risk Assessment in Toxic Exposure Cases – Part I,” Product Liability Law 360 (September 2009).
  • Co-author, Risk Assessment in Toxic Exposure Cases – Part II,” Product Liability Law 360 (September 2009).
  • Co-author, “Ashcroft v. Iqbal: Another Legislative Attack – The Open Access to the Courts Act of 2009,” Sedgwick’s Issue Tracker (December 2009).
  • J.D. (2003) New York Law School, cum laude
  • B.S. (2000) University of Scranton