Marissa A. Crespo


Marissa represents clients in a range of real estate matters including, the acquisition, disposition and leasing of residential and commercial real estate, with an emphasis on counselling clients on title and survey issues.


In addition, Marissa has experience preparing and filing land use applications before municipal boards for multifamily housing, mixed use and retail development projects.


As a member of the firm’s Entertainment Department, Marissa also represents clients in a wide array of entertainment law matters.


Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Marissa was a legal intern at SAG-AFTRA in New York, where she assisted with arbitration claims and contractual disputes against signatory producers, distributors and other SAG-AFTRA members under state and federal law. As a former legal intern at several boutique New York law firms, she also has a range of experience including preparing O-1B visa applications for foreign artists and performers and assisting in drafting production and distribution agreements within the film and television industries.


Marissa was previously a summer associate at Fox Rothschild where she researched and drafted legal memoranda for various practice groups.


While attending law school at Columbia, Marissa served as articles editor and notes editor for the Journal of Law & the Arts as well as citation editor of the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal.


Beyond Fox Rothschild

Marissa currently serves as a volunteer for the New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and is a member of both the New Jersey State Bar Association and New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Associations. She continues to serve as a citation editor and is a contributing author of the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal. Marissa is also a contributing author of the New Jersey State Bar Associations’ Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Blog. 

In addition to her legal career, she has also worked on independent film projects as a Producer of Marketing and Distribution (PMD) and Production Coordinator.

Practice Areas

  • Entertainment Law
  • Immigration
  • Real Estate

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