Over the course of his litigation practice, John Marini has worked to develop powerful solutions to the challenges facing local government in Connecticut, while also providing expert counsel to individuals and businesses on matters ranging from personal injury to contract law.

John presently serves as Corporation Counsel for the City of Ansonia, a position he has held since 2013. During that time, he has used his legal expertise to assist the municipality with high-profile public and private development projects, including the retention and expansion of a major manufacturing firm, construction of a new police station, and, most recently, plans to develop a private sports complex in downtown Ansonia. John is responsible for the creation and implementation of successful anti-blight and business tax abatement programs and overseeing the city’s “Ansonia Recharged” business development campaign.

John is also a seasoned general litigator, representing businesses and individuals throughout Connecticut. From courtroom trials to Workers’ Compensation and Probate Court hearings, John has successfully represented the interests of a broad range of private clients, including injured individuals, insurance companies, and business entities. Regardless of the type of case, he places a priority on keeping his clients informed and involved.


  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014-2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association

Community Service

  • Knights of Columbus, Council #53, 2017 - present
  • Prendergast Middle School, Mentor, Ansonia, Connecticut, 2017 - present
  • Ansonia Youth Soccer, Assistant Coach, 2017-2019
  • Ansonia Board of Aldermen, 2009-2012