Richeson, Marques P.D.

Marques P.D. Richeson

Senior Associate

Marques Richeson’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He represents and advises clients on a wide variety of matters, including mass tort and products liability litigation, class actions, multidistrict litigation, business torts and privacy and data security issues. Marques has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the country, at both the trial and appellate level.

Marques also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing nonprofit organizations, as well as business and trade associations. As part of his pro bono practice, Marques has filed amici curiae briefs in the US Supreme Court and federal appellate courts and he has submitted comments on proposed legislation.

Prior to joining us, Marques worked at an international law firm in Washington DC, where he was recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” among area litigators. Before that, he served as a law clerk for The Honorable Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Marques currently serves on the board of trustees for Cornucopia, Inc., an organization whose mission is to help individuals with disabilities develop skills and confidence, leading to sustainable employment. Marques also serves on the advisory board for the Cleveland High School for Digital Arts.

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  • Harvard University, J.D., 2008
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2005


  • District of Columbia, 2009
  • Virginia, 2008
  • Ohio, 2015


  • U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Virginia
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member, Cornucopia, Inc.
  • Advisory Board Member, Cleveland High School for Digital Arts
  • Member, William K. Thomas Inn of Court
  • Crain's Cleveland Business, 40 under 40, 2017
  • Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, a listing of the top up-and-coming lawyers in Ohio
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014
  • Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll 2011, 2013
  • Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project Defender of Innocence Award 2014
  • The National Black Lawyers, “Top 40 Under 40” 2016

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