Marla is a member of HMB’s Litigation group and concentrates her practice on commercial litigation. She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with a focus on data privacy and cybersecurity.
Marla litigates cases in state and federal courts nationwide on issues including breach of contract, defense against restrictive covenants, trade secret litigation and intentional interference with future economic gain. With a background in defending professional liability cases through jury trial, Marla has significant experience taking and defending depositions and with substantive motion practice, having won numerous motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss and motions in limine.Read More
As a Certified Information Privacy Professional, Marla believes all companies will one day face challenges regarding data privacy and cybersecurity and strives to ensure her clients are in the know and ahead of the curve.
A True Trial Attorney
Marla’s experience proves she will never shy away from the courtroom when it’s in her client’s best interest. Her clients appreciate her background defending professional liability matters and as a CIPP, relying on her for practical advice in a sector that moves at break-neck speed.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2015
Brandeis University, B.A., cum laude, 2012
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, Mentor
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Judicial Reception Committee Chair, Civil Litigation Committee Chair, Judicial Reception Committee Chair, Advertising Editor
Legal Aid Chicago, ADAPT (Advanced Directives and Property Transfers)
Articles Editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
Published Article: 33 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 261
HIPAA, Technology, & Patient Privacy: Violations, Repercussions, and Best Practices, January 2020
Data Mapping, Device Encryption Requirements, and the Dangers of Everyday Technology, October 2019
Diversity & Inclusion in the Healthcare Workplace: How We Improve, October 2019
HIPAA, Technology, & Patient Privacy: Concerns in a Changing Medical Landscape, April 2019