Education

  • The University of Virginia (B.A., 1993, with high distinction)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1999, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia and Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Leslie A. Maria is Senior Discovery Counsel, heading the Firm's document management team.  Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the identification, review, and production of electronic documents for the Firm’s major products liability, toxic tort, pharmaceutical, and other complex litigation. The team ensures that all document productions meet the new e–discovery rules as well as the Firm’s exacting QA and QC standards. The team provides cost-effective document management in the increasingly complex e–discovery environment in which our clients find themselves.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Maria was an associate, counsel, and partner with several large international law firms, focusing on litigation, white collar defense matters, and internal investigations for clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 100 and 500 companies.  She also has experience as a litigation consultant, assisting law firms in providing their clients with strategic graphics presentations for trials and hearings.

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