The University of Chicago Law School,
Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review, 2012-2013
B.A., magna cum laude, 2009
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
Missouri USDC, Western District
Illinois USDC, Southern District
Thompson Coburn LLP
Michigan Supreme Court
Law Clerk to the Honorable Brian K. Zahra, 2013-2014
K&L Gates LLP
Summer Associate, 2012
Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Legal Intern to the Honorable Diamuid F. O'Scannlain, 2011
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri
Maria advocates for business litigation clients across a wide range of disputes.
As a former state Supreme Court clerk with hands-on experience on a variety of high-profile cases, Maria tailors her legal writing to what judges and law clerks really want to see from litigants: clear, no-nonsense arguments.
Maria represents both corporations and individuals in cases involving contracts, trusts and estates, and governmental investigations. She also assists clients whose everyday business requires them to navigate a complex web of federal and state statutes governing everything from privacy to warranties to advertising.
"Amongst the 'Waives': Whether sovereign immunity for contractual damages is waived under the Public Vessels Act or the suits in Admiralty Act";
University of Chicago Law Review, Spring 2013