Marc knows litigation. He joined the firm in 2018 after spending more than 11 years as the career law clerk for Judge Richard H. Kyle in the federal district court in Minnesota. There, he served as the Judge’s chief advisor on a wide variety of civil and criminal litigation, including numerous cases alleging police misconduct and other civil-rights violations. His deep knowledge of court proceedings and judicial preferences allows him to partner effectively with other GBB attorneys on critical motion, trial and appellate strategies. Marc also has experience working for federal judges in Florida and New York, and previously handled commercial disputes and employment cases for several of the country’s largest law firms.
Marc graduated from Cornell Law School in 1998 and received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Florida, where he served as the lone math tutor for the Gators’ athletic teams. He enjoys leveraging his unique skills to help clients solve problems in a pragmatic and expeditious manner.
J.D., with honors, Cornell Law School
B.S., with high honors, University of Florida
Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter
Olesen v. Roddy
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (2018)
Trevor Olesen suffered a prolonged police K9 attack on May 26, 2016 that resulted in gaping wounds to his right leg. A portion of the K9 attack was captured by drone. The drone video shows Olesen being viciously attacked by K9 Jax, who was deployed on Olesen by Defendant Roddy, a K9 handler and police officer with the City of Fridley.
Collins v. City of St. Paul
District of Minnesota (2018)
Desiree Collins was attacked by St. Paul police K9, Gabe, while she was taking out her garbage out at approximately 6:30 a.m. on September 23, 2017. The horrific incident was caught on camera. Collins had done nothing wrong or remotely criminal.