Stikeman Elliott LLP
Maria is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. She exclusively practices in the area of insolvency law, representing debtors, court appointed monitors, court officers, secured lenders and purchasers. She frequently appears in Commercial List matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal, focusing on Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings, court-appointed receiverships and bankruptcies. Maria has also appeared before the Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Manitoba Courts in restructuring matters.
She has been a guest lecturer on restructurings at the Osgoode Hall Law School LLM program, the University of Western Ontario Law School and at numerous conferences. Maria is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC), INSOL International, the Turnaround Management Association, the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association.
Prior to joining Stikeman Elliott, Maria articled and practised at a bankruptcy and insolvency litigation boutique in Toronto.
Location: Stikeman Elliott, LLP, Toronto, Canada.