EDUCATION

University of Notre Dame Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2021

California Polytechnic State University
B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2018

ADMISSIONS

Texas

Kentucky

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Colton Marino is a litigator whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including products liability, retail energy, and general civil litigation matters.

He has also represented clients in the agricultural, manufacturing, construction, medical, and real estate industries across the country.

Prior to joining McDowell Hetherington, Colton worked as an associate at one of the country’s largest firms where he was intimately involved in numerous high-profile litigation matters for high-profile clients.

Colton received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2018 from Cal Poly where he graduated magna cum laude. He then received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2021 where he graduated cum laude. During his time at Notre Dame, he externed with an American multinational manufacturer in Michigan and received recognition for his performance in Notre Dame’s International Arbitration Advocacy Skills course.

Outside of the office, Colton enjoys fishing, skiing, and generally spending time outdoors. Otherwise, he can be found supporting Notre Dame football. Go Irish!

EDUCATION

University of Notre Dame Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2021

California Polytechnic State University
B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2018

ADMISSIONS

Texas

Kentucky

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

  • In re: ZF-TRW Airbag Control Units Products Liability Litigation (Central District of California): Represents a multinational corporation and technology company in an MDL comprised of over twenty class actions. Plaintiffs brought claims for RICO violations, consumer fraud, and numerous state consumer protection act violations against vehicle manufacturers and component part suppliers relating to allegedly defective airbag control units.
  • Represents a property investment company in a contract dispute regarding the agricultural industry.
  • Faculty Award for Excellence – International Arbitration Advocacy Skills (Fall 2020)
  • Statutes of Limitations (Internal Firm Training | October 2023)
  • The Mallory Decision – SCOTUS’ Ruling and Potential Impact on Personal Jurisdiction Analyses (October 2023)