Founder of MM~LAW LLC, a law firm dedicated to advancing private human rights law by representation of victims of international terrorism, crimes against humanity, and genocide in civil lawsuits to force accountability upon the financiers and aiders and abettors of the perpetrators of such crimes. Mairone has created a counterterrorism research group to support such litigation that conducts legal operational research on international money laundering and finance of jihadi terrorist organizations in Arabic, Farsi, English, French, German, Kurdish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Hebrew. He has over 35 years of legal experience specializing in international taxation and business planning and specializing over the last two decades in international human rights and humanitarian law, counterterrorism, transnational, and tort law.
Mairone serves on the International Human Rights Committee of the American Bar Association and the Subcommittees on Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility. From 2012-2018, he volunteered as an ECOSOC delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Council. He is also a member the American Association for Justice, the American Society of International Law, and the International Legal Team of the Kurdish Regional Government Group for the Recognition of the Kurdish Genocide, in Washington D.C. and London.
Admitted to practice:
Illinois, Florida, New York and District of Columbia.
LL.M. Taxation, New York University Graduate School of Law; Juris Doctor Summa Cum Laude, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, B.A. Philosophy, Hebrew University and Spertus College of Judaica. Mairone is an expert in international money laundering and terrorist financing and a pioneer in the development of legal remedies available to victims of violations of international human rights law.
Awards and Publications:
Top 25 Mass Tort Lawyers – The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The National Trial Lawyers
Trial Lawyer of the Year (2016) by Public Justice
Universal Jurisdiction in Civil Cases: The Netherlands Joins the United States in Granting Victims a Forum, Justice, No. 51, Fall 2012
A Grotian Moment: Corporations Are Required to Respect Human Rights, Justice, No. 54, Summer 2014