Maria’s practice focuses on regulatory compliance in the financial services industry. She advises financial institutions and service providers, including banks, insurance companies, trust and loan companies, credit unions, and participants in the payment card industry, on all aspects of regulatory matters affecting their business. She works with both domestic and international clients. Maria also provides advice on related corporate governance matters.
In addition, Maria is a member of the Firm's Public & Political Law group. She is developing particular expertise in political financing, conflicts of interest, lobbying and election law.
Prior to joining Blakes, Maria summered and articled at a national business law firm.