Marisa Bakker

Marisa N. Bakker

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Marisa Bakker recently joined the Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group in the Washington, DC office.

During the summer of 2018, Marisa worked as summer associate where she assisted litigation practice group with ongoing projects, including by drafting pretrial documents for ongoing debtor’s action in DC Superior Court and reviewing transcripts in preparation for pending suspension and debarment action. She was also responsible for researching and drafting memoranda relating to sentence reduction under the Incarceration Reduction Amendment (DC); recent developments in tax policy; and costs awarded on appeal (NY), among other topics.

Practice Focus

Marisa focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. She represents clients in domestic and international disputes and has expertise in cross-border judicial processes. She also has guided clients through investigations by the US Department of Justice, SEC, EPA, NYSE, Senate Finance Committee, United Nations and other government agencies. She represents sovereigns in domestic enforcement actions in the United States Court for the District of Columbia; victims of the Madoff fraud in bankruptcy and securities suits in the Southern District of New York and Second Circuit; high-stakes test providers in the Eastern District of New York and New York state court; and various clients in breach of contract actions in New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Member


  • District of Columbia~United States


  • Georgetown University Law Center (JD) (2019)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)


  • English