Carla Marino-Schwarz

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Schiavone Construction Co. LLC

Contact Info

Schiavone Construction Co. LLC
150 Meadowlands Parkway, 3rd Floor
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone: (201) 867–5070
Fax: (201) 864–3196


Carla Marino-Schwarz writes on environmental insurance for

Ms. Marino-Schwarz is the director of Legal Affairs for the Marsh Environmental Practice. She serves as a member of the Global Resource team for the practice offering expertise in the design of environmental insurance products for clients, as well as focusing on centers of influence strategies for business development. Ms. Marino-Schwarz has extensive experience in the insurance and legal industries in the areas of environmental insurance and reinsurance contract interpretation, coverage and reserve analysis, and claims and litigation management. In her 14 years in the industry, she has served as an insurance defense attorney with a New Jersey law firm specializing in complex toxic tort and product liability litigation. She also gained extensive knowledge and experience while with both the Chubb Group and American Re-Insurance companies where she was responsible for matters concerning all facets of claims and litigation involving environmental and product liability exposures under primary and excess coverage, and reinsurance treaty and facultative contracts.

Ms. Marino-Schwarz has contributed to industry publications on topics of environmental insurance and emerging exposures. She also lectures frequently on various topics of environmental insurance as they relate to mergers and acquisitions, toxic torts, Brownfield redevelopment, and real estate transactions. Immediately prior to joining Marsh, she held the position of vice president and general counsel of the Willis Environmental Practice Group.

Ms. Marino-Schwarz graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Communications Studies from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and received her Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the bars of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and is a member of the American Bar Association with a chair on the Tort & Insurance Practice Committee.

Expert Commentary

Date Article
May 2003 The New Reality of Risk: Environmental Toxic Torts