Marisa Maleck is an associate in the Washington D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department.
Ms. Maleck has represented clients in a wide range of state and federal appellate and trial proceedings, in areas including consumer products class action defense, unfair competition, food labeling, false advertising, fraud, constitutional law, administrative law, and employment law.
Ms. Maleck’s representative matters include:
- Dismissed all substantive claims against a major snack food company in a putative nationwide class challenge to its labeling and advertising practices.
- Dismissed all nationwide class claims and challenges to over 80 products against a major snack food company in a putative nationwide class challenge to its labeling and advertising practices.
- Authored briefs in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits as well as the United States Supreme Court.
- Authored comment letters in a wide range of administrative law challenges including a challenge to a Department of Education regulation and a challenge to an IRS regulation.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Maleck served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pryor, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Ms. Maleck graduated with Honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2011, where she was a Lynde & Harry Bradley Student Fellow and a recipient of both the Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and the Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award. She also served as the Senior Comment Editor of The University of Chicago Legal Forum. Ms. Maleck graduated from Amherst College with Honors.
Ms. Maleck is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.