Marissa A. Peirsol


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It takes an open mind and a creative approach to resolve complex disputes. Marissa Peirsol’s commercial litigation practice offers both. Her background reflects her versatility: A former television news anchor and managing partner of a real estate company, Marissa enlists a personable nature to connect with clients, and then engages a gift for multi-tasking to meet their needs. Her experience as a litigator includes representing a business owner for alleged violations of trade secrets, and earning a temporary restraining order against an employee who threatened violations of his company's noncompete clause.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Successfully represented prison legal newspaper concerning First Amendment issue.

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable W. Royal Furgeson, Northern District of Texas: Law Clerk (2012)
  • The Honorable A. Joe Fish, Northern District of Texas: Judicial Extern (2009)


  • Texas
  • Ohio


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2012, magna cum laude; SMU Law Review: Staff Editor, Articles Editor; Moot Court Best Brief Nominee, Oral Advocate Winner
  • B.S., Northwestern University, 2000, cum laude


  • Spanish