Marissa Wahl is originally from Muskegon, Michigan. Marissa graduated from Michigan State University in 2011 with a B.A. in International Relations with a focus on Chinese foreign policy. Prior to law school Marissa worked for GE Aviation as a contract analyst and negotiator in Cincinnati, Ohio and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following her 1L year Marissa returned to Cincinnati to work as a summer associate for Taft Stettinius & Hollister. In her spare time Marissa enjoys visiting Lake Michigan, listening to NPR, and cheering for her almae matres in football and basketball.