Maria Simon joins the firm after many years at a boutique litigation firm based in Washington, D.C. While Maria’s practice is quite versatile, Maria specializes in family law, business law, and litigation, where she has represented major corporations and small business entities alike. Maria has considerable experience in Federal District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Court and State courts, appearing in court nationwide frequently on behalf of her clients. She has worked on many cases concerning complex contract interpretation, drafted appellate briefs, and has a number of favorable decisions published on Lexis exemplifying these achievements. In addition to her work for businesses, Maria spearheads the firm’s Wills and Trust practice and its Divorce and Family Law practice, areas of the law that go hand in hand protecting families during stressful times. Maria was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016 and 2017 for Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Along with Maria’s zeal for the practice of law, Maria is an avid runner and yoga practitioner, loves cooking, and spending time with her husband and two sons at their home in the Crestwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Maria is frequently requested to speak at events about work-life balance and the complexities that come with being a working parent.
Maria graduated cum laude from the Honors Program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. Maria is active in the community, having served two years as General Counsel for the Taste of the South Charity, and the General Counsel for Crispus Attucks Development Corporation. She is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.