Marlon has experience counseling government and private clients in all stages of litigation and has personally argued 35 appeals in state and federal court. Marlon was twice appointed to the Florida Bar’s Appellate Rules Committee and is a previous member of Grievance Committee “17D.”
Prior to joining Waldman Barnett, Marlon served a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez and U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry S. Seltzer of the Southern District of Florida. In connection with his service to the judiciary, Marlon holds a current Department of Justice security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. Marlon’s public service also includes five years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Office of the Florida Attorney General in Miami, where he authored more than a hundred briefs in direct appeals and writ proceedings of all types. Marlon’s appellate practice has resulted in a substantial number of published opinions on topics ranging from evidentiary admissibility and burdens of proof to federal jurisdiction and constitutional rights. He is equally comfortable in trial court and has co-chaired multiple trials to verdict. Since 2017, Marlon has been invited to teach as adjunct faculty to the Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques program of Emory University School of Law.
Marlon began his career at well-regarded commercial litigation boutiques in South Florida and graduated from Emory University School of Law, with honors. Marlon earned an M.A. in legal and political theory from University College, London, and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2007
University College London, M.A., 2003
University of Michigan, B.A., 2002
• Commercial and Business Litigation
• Clerk to U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez and U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry S. Seltzer, Southern District of Florida
• Adjunct Faculty, Emory University School of Law, 2017 – present