Maura is a partner in the litigation group, where her focus is on complex commercial litigation, antitrust and trade regulation litigation and counseling, and municipal civil rights defense.
Maura’s work in the area of antitrust and trade regulation has included both litigation and client counseling on the Sherman Act and Robinson-Patman Act. Her antitrust work includes handling federal filings and associated investigations under the Hart-Scott Rodino Act, as well as counseling clients regarding the antitrust implications of potential acquisitions. Maura regularly advises clients with respect to the antitrust risks associated with minimum resale or advertised pricing programs. She has extensive experience in assisting clients in developing and implementing antitrust compliance programs, including education of executives and employees.
Maura’s antitrust experience includes:
Maura also serves as ethics counsel within the Firm, and counsels colleagues with respect to the Rules of Professional Responsibility and risk management issues.
For several years, Maura has served on the Board of Trustees of the Art Therapy Studio in Cleveland, where she is a former President of the Board. Since 2008, she has been a Director of The Music Settlement in Cleveland, where she is currently Chair of the Board of Directors. Maura also is past Chair of the Antitrust Section Council of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Maura often speaks at seminars on the national, state and local levels on the topics of antitrust counseling and litigation, ethics, and municipal liability. She has taught as adjunct faculty at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Arizona State University College of Law in the areas of appellate advocacy and lawyering theory and practice.
Maura served as a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aldrich of the Northern District of Ohio before joining Calfee in 1994. In 1999, she was awarded a Pegasus Scholarship by the American Inns of Court and spent three months at the Inns of Court in London, England. In 2002, Maura was named as a fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation. Maura became a partner at Calfee in 2003.