Marisa's Bio

Marisa A. Corvisiero is an Attorney, a Literary Agent and Consultant. In recent years Ms. Corvisiero became affiliated with the L. Perkins Agency as a Literary Agent. During that time she has earned invaluable knowledge, experience and notoriety. Effective as of March 1st, 2012, she will transition from the L. Perkins Agency to her very own agency, the Corvisiero Literary Agency and will continue to represent authors, cartoonists, and illustrators from countries throughout the globe.

In June of 2011 she paired off with Jo Ann Kairys, a colleague, author, editor, publisher, and friend, to form Literary Power House Consulting, LLC. LitPow is a consulting firm that offers services in all facets of the Literary Industry to authors, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and lawyers. This project was born purely as an evolution of services that both women were already providing in different forms. Due to the demand for such services, and for the purpose of carefully preserving ethical boundaries, they decided to join their strengths, skills, experience and resources under this one unique roof. As a result this Consulting Powerhouse now provides the most comprehensive package of Literary Advisory Services offered anywhere.

Ms. Corvisiero is also the founder of The Corvisiero Law Practice, P.C. Since the law firm’s inception, it has achieved incredible success and growth, and continues on its high-speed trajectory towards excellence. The firm now provides assistance in a number of practice areas as a comprehensive package of legal services for existing and new clients.

Ms. Corvisiero has held positions in several law firms and companies since 1995 in different capacities. In such positions, she has attained the knowledge and experience necessary to properly and dynamically represent her clients. These stellar firms and companies include Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP, a top global law firm; Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, LLP, a white shoe boutique law firm; and Avaya, Inc., a fortune 500 telecommunications company among several distinguished others.

Ms. Corvisiero received her Bachelors in Business Administration in International Business and Marketing from Hofstra University in 1995, where she was the President of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Chapter, and the President of the Pre Law Society during her last year. Ms. Corvisiero received her Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law in 2000, and earned Pace University School of Law's prestigious International Law Certificate for her studies in International Law. During her legal studies, she held several Board positions on the Student Bar Association, where she was also the Treasurer of the Environmental Law Society, the Chair of the Social Committee, and the Co-Editor of the Pace University School of Law Year Book in 1999 and 2000.

Ms. Corvisiero is licensed to practice in New York State, and has been in good standing for the duration of her admission to the Bar. She belongs to the New York City Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

She is fluent in Italian and Spanish, and has some working knowledge of Portuguese and Japanese.

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