Marni joined Franklin & Prokopik as an associate in October 2018. She concentrates her litigation practice in the area of liability defense with a focus on automobile torts and premises liability matters. She has experience in all stages of the litigation process, including taking and defending depositions, drafting motions and representing her clients in the mediation process as a method of alternative dispute resolution. 

Before joining Franklin & Prokopik, Marni served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable C. Carey Deeley, Jr. in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. In law school, Marni was a staff editor of the Maryland Law Review and participated in the Gender Violence Clinic as a student attorney, assisting in the representation of clients in protective order matters. Also, while in law school, Marni served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Robert McDonald in the Court of Appeals of Maryland as well as a law clerk at Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner. 

F&P Blog and Insight Articles

Summer 2023 – CMV Safety Regulatory Updates

Spring 2023 – A Closer Look at the Doctrines of Frustration of Purpose and Legal Impossibility in a Commercial Lease Dispute During COVID-19 Pandemic: John Crtizos, II v. David Marquis, et Al., 256 Md. App. 684 (2023)

Awards and Distinctions

  • Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2024


Marni is a Baltimore County native. She is an avid sports fan and follows the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Capitals. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and exploring the city.