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John S. Marrese

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5467
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John Marrese is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.  Mr. Marrese represents clients in a broad range of employment disputes, including defending employers throughout the United States in complex employment discrimination class actions, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, wage & hour class and collective actions, and single-plaintiff actions for wrongful termination and discrimination.

Mr. Marrese has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation throughout the country. His background  has included working for a defense-oriented trial law firm as well as a nationally recognized plaintiff-side class action firm. He has assisted with trial preparation in several complex matters and has argued before the Illinois appellate court. This diversity of experience gives him a unique perspective in defending employers in complex class and collective action litigation.

Mr. Marrese was recognized in both 2016 and 2017 as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of class actions – an honor awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in the state.

John Marrese is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.  Mr. Marrese represents clients in a broad range of employment disputes, including defending employers throughout the United States in complex employment discrimination class actions, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, wage & hour class and collective actions, and single-plaintiff actions for wrongful termination and discrimination.

Mr. Marrese has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation throughout the country. His background  has included working for a defense-oriented trial law firm as well as a nationally recognized plaintiff-side class action firm. He has assisted with trial preparation in several complex matters and has argued before the Illinois appellate court. This diversity of experience gives him a unique perspective in defending employers in complex class and collective action litigation.

Mr. Marrese was recognized in both 2016 and 2017 as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of class actions – an honor awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in the state.

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University, cum laude (2011)
    Chief Managing Editor, The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law
    Member, International Law Moot Court Team
    CALI Awards: Trial Practice, Appellate Advocacy
  • B.A., Emory University (2007)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee