Marissa J. Moran is an attorney admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, New York State, New Jersey, and the United States District Courts. She received her B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Fordham University and her law degree from Brooklyn Law School. While in law school she interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York and upon graduation, clerked for U.S. Bankruptcy Chief Judge Burton R. Lifland in the Southern District of New York. She later worked as an associate at two New York law firms, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler and Emmet, Marvin & Martin.
She is currently a professor at CUNY in the Department of Law and Paralegal Studies, New York City College of Technology, where she teaches Legal Technology, Forensic Science & The Legal Process, Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibilities, and Theatre of Law. Marissa served as the college’s grievance counselor and chaired the Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee. She has also taught business law courses as an adjunct clinical professor at NYU, Stern School of Business.
Marissa has written articles for the Legal Educator, a publication of the American Association of Paralegal Educators, and has spoken at several New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) CLEs and Paralegal Educator National and Local conferences on such topics as Legal Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Forensic Science & Law. Her article on biometrics and facial recognition technology was featured as the cover article in the May/June 2023 New York State Bar Association Journal.
Marissa has served as a judge for the We the People High School Competitions, Mock Trial NYC High School Tournaments, the ABA Law Student Division, National Appellate Advocacy Competitions, the ABA Dispute Resolution/Mediation Competitions, and Cardozo Law School Monrad G. Paulsen Moot Court Competitions, International Moot Court Honor Society, Oxford Competitions, BMI Entertainment and Media Moot Court Competitions, and the Monroe Price Media Law Moot Court Competitions.
She is currently the Vice Chair of the NYSBA, Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession, and a member of the NYSBA, Committee on Continuing Legal Education, NYSBA, Committee on Committees on Committees, the ABA International Law Section, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Rights Committee, and the International Legal Education and Specialist Certification Committee.
Data security is of paramount importance, both to federal and State regulators and entities that are responsible for data. Regulators issue standards on a seemingly daily basis, and entities, both public and private, struggle with compliance. ...