Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi (Ohio, U.S.A)
Maria joined Vanguard Lawyers Tokyo in January 2020. As a registered foreign attorney, she has been focusing on disputes and investigations, corporate law, and labor and employment law. Prior to joining Vanguard, she also gained experience in the area of patent and trademark law. Maria uses her knowledge and experience to help client’s gain a more nuanced understanding of the Japanese legal landscape.
Maria received her B.S. in Physics from Dickinson College in and received her J.D. from Ohio Northern University. She became licensed as an attorney in the State of Ohio in 2011 and passed the U.S. patent bar in 2016. In 2022, she became a registered foreign lawyer (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi) under the laws of the State of Ohio in Japan.