Marshall Beil


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  • Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, Articles Editor, Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review, 1971
  • Swarthmore College, BA, 1967
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Marshall has broad experience in litigation, intellectual property, corporate services, real estate and trusts and estates. His experience includes representation of individuals and domestic and international corporations in a variety of litigation, corporate and other matters.

He has represented clients at numerous trials and arbitrations in complex commercial, intellectual property, breach of contract, trade secret, unfair competition, defamation, post-conviction death penalty habeas corpus, and public interest cases in federal and state courts and before domestic and international arbitration panels nationwide. Marshall has also argued appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court, the New York State Court of Appeals, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the Appellate Divisions of the New York State Supreme Court and other appellate courts. He has been frequently appointed by the New York Appellate Division, First Department, to serve as Referee to hear attorney disciplinary proceedings.  Marshall served as law clerk to the Honorable John F. Dooling, Jr., of the Eastern District of New York federal court.

Marshall has served as a director of Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children since 2016. He was secretary and a director of Louise Wise Services from 1998 through 2011. From 1980 to 1994, Marshall was treasurer and chairman of the Finance and Investments Committee of the Louis August Jonas Foundation, Inc., and was a director of the foundation through 1999. From 1981 to 1983, he was president of the Swarthmore College Alumni Association. Marshall is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Federal Bar Council and the New York State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Arbitration Committee of the NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section.

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Representation of national sporting association in governance dispute, including defeating preliminary injunction motion in federal court seeking to delay corporate election.

Defended Japanese manufacturing company in dispute concerning quality of high-voltage transmission cable installed underground in the Northeast United States as part of the national grid, and negotiated favorable resolution of all claims.

On-going representation of global manufacturer of specialty papers regarding distribution, intellectual property and other contract matters in the Americas and Europe.

Performed audit of cost overruns on a billion-dollar energy infrastructure project in New York State and defended and favorably resolved subsequent litigation brought by a contractor and project manager.

Coordinated and effectively litigated at trial court and on appeal FOIL matters for a large communications company negotiating new cable television franchise agreements in the metropolitan New York region.

Representation of a major Russian scientific and educational publisher in international distribution matters, including contract negotiations, audits and resolution of disputes.

Named to “New York Super Lawyers,” Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Appellate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2009, 2011-2016

Recipient, Thurgood Marshall Award, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1998

Co-author, "The ‘Gucci’ Privilege Case: Context and Lessons," New York Law Journal, November 18, 2010
Panelist, "The Disciplinary Process: How It Works," Continuing Legal Education Panels, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, September 28, 2016; October 2, 2015; July 23, 2014; July 17, 2013; July 22, 2010; November 24, 2008
Panelist, "Staying Out of the Spotlight: Best Practices for Protecting the Company, Directors and Officers, and Yourself," Counsel-2-Counsel Roundtable, April 24, 2007