Anton Marino

Anton Marino

Associate Attorney
Silver Spring, Maryland

Anton Marino is an associate with Gilbert Employment Law. During his time with the firm, Anton has represented individuals in employment discrimination and whistleblower matters. Anton's litigation practice often requires substantive analyses of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, and the National Defense Authorization Act's enhancement of contractor protection from reprisal for disclosure of certain information.

Before joining the Gilbert Employment Law in 2016, Anton worked as an Assistant County Attorney in the Anne Arundel County Office of Law's Government Operations Section. There, he primarily served as an advisory counsel to the County's many administrative agencies and prosecuted civil violations of the County's land use and environmental health laws. Before serving as an Assistant County Attorney, Anton worked for a criminal practice in the District of Columbia where he briefed matters in the federal and District of Columbia's appellate courts. After law school, Anton clerked for a judge on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

Anton also maintains an active LGBTQ rights pro bono practice outside of his work with the firm. His pro bono work includes assisting transgender and gender non-conforming persons seek government-issued identity documentation that reflects their authentic selves. Additionally, Anton has participated as a panelist for speaking engagements regarding transgender employment discrimination, implicit bias, and the nexus between in-school bullying and the homelessness of LGBTQ youth.

Anton graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he was named a Leadership Scholar for his dedication to LGBTQ advocacy and was a recipient of the 2012 Litigation and Advocacy Award. During law school, Anton participated in the University of Maryland's Appellate and Post-Conviction Advocacy Clinic where, as a student-attorney representing a criminal appellant, he briefed and argued a case before the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. He co-chaired the Law School's Fall Moot Court Competition, served as a judicial intern at the Maryland Court of Appeals, and also assisted in the preparation, research, and editing of the State of Maryland's brief opposing a petition to the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari in a matter regarding the scope of the Second Amendment. Anton is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Anton earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from The Johns Hopkins University.



  • J.D., University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Areas of Practice

  • LGBTQ Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Whistleblower Retaliation

Published Works

  • TRANSgressions of Inequality: The Struggle Finding Legal Protections Against Wrongful Employment Termination On the Basis of the Transgender Identity, 21 AM. U.J. GENDER SOC. POL’Y & L. 865 (2013)
  • The Bathroom Battleground: Protecting Transgender Employee’s Right To Equal Bathroom Access Within the Workplace Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, MSBA SECTION OF LABOR AND EMP’T L. NEWSLETTER, Volume XXI, No. 5 (2016)


  • Attaining government issued identification and birth certifications for transgender individuals’ gender identity – “Towards Transgender Equality in Maryland,” sponsored by the Maryland Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, Baltimore, Maryland (March 2014)
  • How we get gender identity wrong – B+more Proud LGBTQIA Leadership Summit (March 2014)
  • Trans* 101: Understanding Gender Identity and Equality – Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, in conjunction with FreeState Justice (June 2014)