Maryssa Geist

Maryssa Geist

Maryssa Geist is an associate in the firm’s New Jersey office who focuses her practice on a broad range of commercial litigation matters. She has substantial experience at all stages of litigation.

Maryssa began her legal career serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph A. Portelli, J.S.C., a Superior Court Judge for the Criminal Division of Passaic County, New Jersey. She then entered private practice, where she handled civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts.

Maryssa was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in 2019. She obtained her J.D. from Rutgers Law School in 2018, where she graduated with a Certificate of Merit in criminal law and procedure. She graduated from Seton Hall University in 2015, where she was a Dean’s List Scholar, with a B.A. in English.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar

Practice Areas



Practice Areas

Wills & Estates

Our attorneys understands how critical it is that business owners prepare for retirement or unforeseen circumstances in a way that provides for their financial well-being and the continuity of their companies.


When disputes arise, our seasoned litigators provide exceptional advocacy grounded in holistic strategies designed to achieve each client’s overall business, financial, and personal goals.

Land Use Law

When zoning and land use roadblocks stand in the way of your objectives for a real estate investment or development project, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to move you forward.

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Restaurant Brands
Carella Byrne has filed a securities fraud class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Restaurant Brands International Inc. on behalf of those individuals who purchased or acquired common stock.
Johnson & Johnson
Carella Byrne Cecchi Olstein Brody & Agnello filed a consumer class action Thursday in New Jersey District Court against Johnson & Johnson over its Neutrogena aerosol sunscreen line.
Takata Corp.
A Florida federal judge granted final approval Monday to a $42 million settlement automakers Volkswagen and Audi reached to resolve multidistrict litigation over their alleged use of defective Takata Corp. air bags, as well as a $12.6 million attorney fee award from that total.

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