Marina Thelen Photo

Marina Thelen

(404) 688-2988

Attorney

Marina is an actively licensed Texas attorney since 2000 with experience in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property protection and criminal law.

In Texas, Marina was an Assistant County Attorney in Austin for five Justice of the Peace Precincts where she participated in bench and jury trials, interviewed victims, defendants, witnesses and law enforcement officials and represented the State in competency hearings. Marina filed complaints for criminal offenses, assessed cases and made recommendations to the courts.

Marina then worked as a litigation attorney for several firms engaged exclusively in the practice of intellectual property protection and complex commercial litigation. She gained experience in topics related to intellectual property rights, software technology development, theft of trade secrets, misappropriation of business concepts, breach of non-compete and tortious interference for several high-tech industry leaders.

Marina received her J.D. from Tulane School of Law in 1999 where she was a member of the Journal of International and Comparative Law and the Phi Alpha Delta International Legal Fraternity. She is fluent in Russian. Marina has since moved to Georgia and taken the Georgia Bar examination.

Outside of work, Marina enjoys modern architecture and mid-century design, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and two dogs.

News & Legal Insights

5 Star Reviews

  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin is an excellent attorney."
    Lauren F.
  • "I would 100 percent recommend Rachel Berlin Benjamin!! I am very pleased with her work ethic and how she handled my case. She was very nice, professional, helpful and very intelligent. I cant thank ..."
    Kyashia M.
  • "Rachel and her team were highly professional, knowledgeable and very honest throughout the process. I had no idea where to start and Rachel was able to walk me through the necessary steps. I deal with attorneys on a daily basis but had never hired one myse"
    Jessica H.
  • "I highly recommend Beal, Sutherland, Berlin & Brown. Brian Sutherland handled my case and walked me through the whole process from what to expect to what kind of timeframe it might take. Always kept me updated on the status of my case and on any settle"
    Raymond M.
  • "I went through a 3 year sexual assault case at work. Rachel was contacted and made me feel comfortable opening up immediately. She was always there to answer the phone, or called me back in a couple minutes. If it was not for I would not have been able to "
    Amanda G.
  • "Fair and honest. The whole team is amazing and diligent. They truly care about their clients and couldn’t be happier with the service I received."
    Brendan S.
  • "Can't thank Brian Sutherland enough for his outstanding representation of me. Brian was responsive, insightful, and clever in the communications drafted on my behalf. He offered spot-on advice, and we ..."
    Chris M.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin somehow managed to take all the difficulty out of handling the most stressful experience of my life. Not only was she diligent, wildly intelligent, and thorough in handling the ..."
    Grizzly G.
  • "Rachel and her staff took the time to review my case and answered all my questions. The thing I liked best is they didn't rush me and ensured that everything was covered. I would definitely seek their guidance again if needed!
    "
    Patrick J.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin consistently demonstrated integrity, empathy, and compassion, making me feel supported and empowered throughout the process. Her knowledge of labor laws, professionalism, and personal approach truly made a difference during a challen"
    Mary B
  • "Rachel did great handling my employment claim. She comes highly recommended!"
    Former Client
  • "Rachel saw the bigger picture and she was willing to push limits with the other party and with me when needed. Her experience was evident and she also brought in a partner to the arbitration session to show commitment to the case"
    Bud C.
  • "Rachel is a pleasure to work with. Up front, honest and very thorough!"
    Lindsey M.
  • "Extremely pleasant to work with and very responsive to all questions that I had regarding my case. Very professional."
    Dixon J.
  • "Rachel Berlin Benjamin was wonderful. She was very responsive and really put my interests first. Great person to have on your side."
    David L.
  • "5 out of 5 just plain doesn't capture the security I felt having Brian in my corner. His advice was sage, I trusted his guidance implicitly, and I felt at ease with the process."
    Former Client
  • "During our conversation, it was clear that the team possesses a keen understanding of employment law, particularly in areas concerning Hostile workplace, FMLA and ADA. Although my case presented complexities, the advice I received was insightful and extrem"
    Former Client
  • "The firm is extremely professional and they go above and beyond to help with your case."
    Nicole W.
  • "I'm forever grateful for the attention and support my family and I received from Rachel. I contacted Rachel during a difficult time in my life and received great interest and care. I felt that Rachel truly cared about my case and that my family was in good"
    Aaron R.
  • "I am beyond pleased with the professional legal services provided by Beal Sutherland Berlin & Brown. Attorney Rachel Berlin Benjamin quickly resolved my discrimination case (in less than a month) and facilitated a satisfactory settlement. I highly reco"
    M Ward
Contact Us Fill out the form or call us today at (404) 476-5305.