Marissa N. Pembroke
Marissa is an associate attorney in the firm’s Haverford Office. She focuses her practice on representing consumers in class actions for claims involving false advertising, consumer fraud, and defective products.
Marissa received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden. During law school, Marissa was a mediator and helped settle disputes between landlords and tenants in Camden County. She was also an advocate for domestic abuse victims and helped victims obtain restraining orders. Marissa clerked for a small law firm in South Jersey where she advised municipalities on various zoning and employment matters. She also clerked for a boutique firm in Philadelphia that specializes in business litigation. During her last year at law school, Marissa was an editor for the Journal of Law and Religion. Her article was selected for publication in 2021. She received her undergraduate degree from Jefferson University in 2016.
Marissa has assisted in prosecuting the following matters, among others:
- In re Phillips Recalled CPAP, Bi-Level PAP, and Mechanical Ventilator Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 3014) (W.D. Pa.) Liability Litigation (MDL No. 3014) (W.D. Pa.) (MDL of more than 100 class action and personal injury cases consolidated in the Western District of Pennsylvania, arising out of Philips’ recall of certain Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Level PAP), and mechanical ventilator devices, due to the potential that its polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam may degrade into particles or off- gas volatile organic compounds that may then be ingested or inhaled by the user, causing injury).
As a Philadelphia native, Marissa enjoys exploring the Philadelphia area’s food scene and attending sporting events. She also spends her spare time exercising and traveling.