Marissa J. Merculieff

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Tempe Office

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Indian Law

Marissa Merculieff joined the firm in of-counsel capacity in 2013 to assist the firm with the Indian law practice, with an emphasis on intellectual property matters. Marissa's Indian law experience developed primarily through her work with a tribe in New Zealand and work with her own tribe in Alaska. Marissa's experience includes trademarks and copyright law, environmental law, tribal courts, and tribal governance. Marissa is admitted to practice law in both Alaska and Arizona.

Prior Positions:

  • Attorney, Chaudhuri Law Office, 2008 – 2013
  • Intellectual Property Counsel, GoDaddy.com, 2006 – 2008
  • Legal Advisor, Waikato Raupatu Trustee Company (New Zealand), 2005 -2006

EDUCATION

  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF LAW, Tempe, AZ, 2004
    • Juris Doctor with Certificates in Indian Law and Law, Science and Technology(Environmental Law)
    • Graduated Cum Laude, Pedrick Scholar
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tempe, AZ, 1999
    • Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Alaska, 2004
  • Arizona, 2009

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