Marquettes, a civil litigator with a wide range of experience both prosecuting and defending complex cases, is the Immediate-past President of the firm. She has represented corporations and individuals in contract disputes, business torts, employment claims, professional liability actions, consumer lending and creditor’s rights cases, and product liability and toxic tort litigation. Marquettes has class action experience that includes success in obtaining class certification, defeating class certification, and brokering class-wide settlements. Marquettes has litigated in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. She has extensive arbitration and mediation experience, including enforcing arbitration agreements and awards.
Marquettes graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. Marquettes received her J.D. from Harvard Law School. In 2007, Marquettes was inducted into Kaleidoscope Magazine’s Forty/Forty Club that annually recognizes emerging leaders in Cleveland’s African-American community.