Carlos Marin is a litigator who represents financial institutions, healthcare companies, Fortune 500 corporations, and other corporate entities and individuals facing lawsuits, mass torts and class actions. Carlos practices in areas of white collar defense, securities enforcement, consumer protection and product liability disputes. He appears regularly in state and federal court.
As a fully native speaker in both English and Spanish, Carlos plays a role in international litigation matters, helping defend multinational clients in mass torts, class actions, and matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and consumer protection.
Carlos participates in initial case strategy and discovery, and prepares discovery-related motions, motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, among others. He drafts and responds to e-discovery requests, manages depositions, works on settlement negotiations and prepares appellate briefings.
Having gained substantial knowledge in alcoholic beverage law matters, both from the litigation and regulatory advising perspectives, Carlos advises clients on issues pertaining to the sale, marketing and distribution of alcoholic beverages; the relationships between manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers; enforcement from state and federal regulators; and consumer litigation.
Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, Carlos was a litigation associate in a large Kansas City–based law firm. He obtained his law degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, graduating cum laude. While in law school, he interned for the Chicago office of the SEC, and was a note and comment editor of the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property.