Marisa joined PBN in 2015. She started by volunteering on various projects, including Senior Legal Clinics, Orders of Protection, and Lawyers in the Classroom. In 2016, she became the Project Manager for Senior Legal Clinics and Senior Center Initiatives, where she manages several monthly clinics for low-income seniors and disabled individuals. Marisa started her law career practicing litigation at two Chicago law firms, Bollinger, Rubbery & Garvey and DLA Piper. She spent seven years in an active litigation practice, working on commercial litigation matters and performing medical malpractice and product liability defense work. She has a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. She lives in RiverForest with her husband and two teenage children.