Anton Marino joined the ACLU of Florida in June 2019, after working in Maryland and Washington, DC, where they represented individuals in employment discrimination and whistleblower matters, involving claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, and the National Defense Authorization Act’s enhancement of contractor protection from reprisal for disclosure of certain information. Anton also maintained a LGBTQ pro bono practice that assisted transgender persons seeking government-issued identity documents reflecting their authentic selves. Anton also publishes and presents on issues related to transgender employment discrimination.
Before joining the ACLU, Anton worked for a law firm in Annapolis, Maryland and as an Assistant County Attorney in the Anne Arundel County Office of Law’s Government and Operations Section. They also worked for a criminal practice in the District of Columbia, briefing matters in the federal and District of Columbia’s appellate courts. After law school, Anton clerked for an associate judge on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
Anton graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. During law school, they participated in the Appellate and Post-Conviction Advocacy Clinic, co-chaired the Fall Moot Court Competition, and assisted in the preparation, research, and editing of Maryland’s brief opposing a petition to the United States Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari in a matter regarding the scope of the Second Amendment. Anton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from The Johns Hopkins University.
Anton is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Their application for admission to practice in Florida is pending.