Member Profile: Mitchell L. Marinello

Mitchell L. Marinello
Novack and Mackey, LLP
100 North Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606
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Tel: (312) 419-6900

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Fact Finding; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


Mitchell L. Marinello has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Class Actions
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Medical Devices
Pensions / ERISA
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Property Damage
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Unfair Competition



Mitch is a trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience in handling business and professional disputes in the courts and through arbitration and mediation.  He provides his clients with services ranging from skilled representation in court to practical advice on how to comply with the law, improve business practices, or resolve a dispute quickly at a reasonable cost.

For ten years, Mitch served as the Managing Partner of Novack and Macey and the Editor of Litigation Review, a legal periodical published by the firm.  Mitch is the firm’s representative to the IAG International, an international association of attorneys and accountants.  He recently was elected to a three-year-term on the IAG Management Committee, the Association’s board of directors.

Mitch has served as an arbitrator and mediator in a broad variety of commercial disputes.  To date, he has served as an arbitrator in more than 165 business cases, and he frequently serves as the chair of three-person arbitration panels.


  • Wesleyan University (B.A. 1976), with Honors, Magna Cum Laude
  • The Thomas J. Watson Foundation (Fellow, 1976-1977)
  • New York University Law School (J.D. 1980), Senior Writing Editor for the Moot Court Board

Memberships & Affiliations

Mitch is a Director of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, a member of the Civil Practice Committee (past Chair) of the Chicago Bar Association, and a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association where he serves as Vice Chair of the ADR Committee and Editor of its Website.  Mitch recently was selected to be a member of the American Bar Foundation.

Mitch has been selected by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in each of the past ten years. He has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability.  Mitch also has been chosen by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation each year since 2004.

Mitch is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  He is a long-time panelist with the American Arbitration Association where he serves on the Large and Complex Case Panel.  He is also a panelist for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (“CPR”), the Chicago International Institute for Dispute Resolution, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Public and Employment Panels), and the National Futures Association.  Mitch serves as mediator for the AAA and for CPR and also mediates cases privately.

The Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) often looks to Mitch for his expertise in civil practice and recently recognized him for his exceptional volunteer service as an author of IICLE’s civil practice materials.


$525 hour
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