mc@ccadr.com

Marina Corodemus

Specialties

Allocation
Arbitration
Attorneys Fees
Bad Faith
Civil Rights
Class Action
Discovery
E-Discovery
Ethics
In-Camera Review
Mass Tort
Multi District Litigation
Partnership
Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Settlement Administration

Judge Corodemus is a highly experienced professional in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and a sought after special master by Federal and State Courts involving class actions, mass torts, environmental contaminations, natural resource damages, products liability, consumer fraud and serious aggregate litigation. She brings over 10 years experience on the bench as New Jersey's sole Mass Tort Judge. Judge Corodemus is the Director of ADR Practice in her firm Corodemus & Corodemus LLC with a national practice. She has lectured throughout the country. She is a member of the ALI Aggregate litigation Advisor Committee, is a Board and Executive Board Member of the Sedona Conference and is a adjunct Professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey.

Case List

Pharmaceutical Cases: Fen-phen Diet Drug 

  •      PPA

  •      Rezulin

  •      Latex Gloves

  •      Propulsid 

                                                          
Products Liability Cases: 

  •      Talalia v. Cooper Tire (National Class Action)

  •      Perez v. Wyeth Laboratories Birth Control Cases

Tobacco Cases: 

  •      Mehlman v. Phillip Morris and RJR et als.

Environmental Contamination Cases: 

  •      Durham Woods Pipe Line Explosion

  •      Toms River Ciba Geigy Cancer Cluster Cases

 IN RE LEAD PAINT CASES ASBESTOS 
 
ADR Professional SPECIAL MASTER APPOINTMENTS:
 
      Federal District Court of New Jersey: EPHEDRA BANKRUPCY CASES 
      Federal MDL VIOXX: SPECIAL MASTER 
 
      HUDSON COUNTY CHROMIUM CASES
 
      SPECIAL MASTER APPOINTMENTS IN THE STATE COURTS:        
      New Jersey
      California
      Florida 
      New York
 

Areas of Practice

Special Master
Arbitration
Mediation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1981
New York, 1989
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1981
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1981
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1981
 

Published Works

"Rock'em, Sock'em Preemption:Who Is Getting Their Block Knocked Off?, BNA CLASS ACTION REPORTER Vol. 9, 9/26, 2008

Classes/Seminars

Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutger University School of Law, 2002 - Present
Presenter Mass Torts Judicial Seminar, HB Conferences, 2010

 

Honors Membership Awards

Middlesex County Outstanding Lawyer Achievement Award, 1991
NJ ICLE Outstanding Service Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Fellow, 1999 - Present
ALI, Member, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

New Jersey State Court, Judge of the Superior Court, 1983 - 2004
Assistant Township Attorney, Old Bridge Township, 1981 - 1983
Superior Court Bench, 1993 - 2004
Private Practice, 1981 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

NJ Metro Chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2000 - Present

 

Education

J.D. - 1980, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
B.A. - 1977, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Major: English