Offices: Syracuse, NY
Maria has extensive experience in handling all phases of complex civil litigation in both federal and state court, including managing multi-party and multi-million dollar litigation from the initial stages of discovery to resolution. Maria is also an experienced appellate practitioner who has handled multiple successful appeals. Maria has litigated a diverse case load throughout her career, including construction, labor law, dram shop, environmental, premises, products liability, toxic tort, and general liability litigation. She has represented two of the largest worldwide pharmaceutical companies in complex mass tort litigation in nationwide multidistrict litigations and state court proceedings. Maria also represented a Fortune 500 company in a constitutional challenge to the validity of a section of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Maria graduated valedictorian from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, receiving a M.S. in Environmental Science in 2001. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from The George Washington University Law School in 2008, graduating with honors.
New York State Bar Association
George Washington Scholar – The George Washington University Law School
Valedictorian, Class of 1997 – State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry