Critical Motions / Appeals
University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science, 2008
Judge J. Richard Creatura and Judge David W. Christel, United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, 2015-2021
Judge Tony M. Davis, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, 2014-2015
Texas State Courts
*Admission to Michigan bar pending. Currently practicing under the supervision of Michigan-barred attorneys. Licensed in Texas.
Marissa A. Wiesen focuses her practice on class actions and appeals.
Prior to joining Bush Seyferth PLLC, Marissa worked as a law clerk for the Honorable J. Richard Creatura and the Honorable David W. Christel of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. She also previously worked in business development at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Prior to her time at Warner Norcross & Judd, Marissa served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tony M. Davis of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.
Marissa is a graduate of the University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors. She went on to the University of Toledo College of Law and received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2014. While there, Marissa was Executive Editor of the University of Toledo Law Review, a teaching assistant, research assistant, law school admission ambassador, and Themis Bar student representative.
Honors & Awards
University of Toledo College of Law, Order of the Coif
University of Toledo College of Law Deans Scholarship Program, 100 Percent Tuition Scholarship
Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, Member
Leadership Oakland, Graduate (2018)
Oakland County Bar Association, Member
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Member
“Chapter 9 Bankruptcy in Detroit and the Pension Problem,” 49 New Eng. L. Rev. On Remand 25 (2014)
“Insolvent Corporate Affiliates,” Contributor, Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference
“Starting Out Right: Evidence Basics”, Presenter and Contributor, Advanced Bankruptcy Conference
For the Community
Gift of Adoption, Volunteer Member
Favorite Vacation: El Nido, Philippines
New Hobby: Learning how to play golf
Favorite Sports Team: University of Michigan Wolverines