Mitchell L. Marinello
Mitch is an experienced trial attorney who represents individuals, partnerships and corporations in sophisticated business and property disputes, including IP matters. Mitch is frequently called on to investigate and evaluate potential claims and defenses before litigation has begun and to evaluate potential appeals.
Mitch’s clients have included real estate developers and managers, entrepreneurs, retail chains, manufacturers of heavy equipment, medical devices, and safety products, chemical and energy companies, law firms, accounting firms, medical organizations, physicians, not-for-profit organizations and federal and state governmental bodies. Mitch also represents business executives and professionals in employment and defamation matters.
Mitch has extensive experience in alternative methods of dispute resolution and serves as a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. He also serves as a CPR and private mediator.
For ten years, Mitch served as the Managing Partner of Novack and Macey and the Editor of Litigation Review, a legal periodical published by the firm. He is the firm’s representative to the IAG International, an international association of attorneys and accountants.
Mitch is a Director of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, a member of the Civil Practice Committee (past Chair) of the Chicago Bar Association, and a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association where he serves as Vice Chair of the ADR Committee and co-Chair of its ADR website.
Mitch has been selected by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in each of the past nine years. He has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability. Mitch also has been chosen by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation each year since 2004.
Mitch recently was named to the Board of Directors of the Resolution Systems Institute (RSI), an organization dedicated to enhancing ADR systems in the courts. He is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and was appointed to the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
The Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) often looks to Mitch for his expertise in civil practice and recently recognized him for his exceptional volunteer service as an author of IICLE’s civil practice materials.