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Maria Ginzburg is the Managing Partner of Selendy Gay Elsberg.
Maria is a trial lawyer who serves clients in complex, high stakes commercial and financial disputes. She works on plaintiff and defense-side matters in federal and state courts, and arbitrations. In her plaintiff-side practice, she has recovered over $3 billion for her clients. She has represented Fortune 50 companies, CEOs, corporate boards, investors and trustees in a broad range of matters ranging from disputes over structured products, earnouts, debt covenants, fraudulent conveyance accounting and tax practices, short selling, Ponzi schemes, whistleblower actions, corporate governance disputes, and employment matters. Maria also handles internal investigations and represents corporate boards and special committees.
Benchmark Litigation names Maria a Litigation Star, while Lawdragon lists Maria among the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” and the nation’s “Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers.” She is also recognized as one of New York's "Super Lawyers" in business litigation. Legal 500 lists Maria as a recommended lawyer in their General Commercial rankings.
In her public interest practice, Maria represented members of the American Federation of Teachers union in obtaining a settlement of a proposed nationwide class action lawsuit with Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, challenging Navient’s practices with respect to advising federal student loan borrowers on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
Maria earned her J.D. with honors from Stanford Law School in 1996. While in law school, she was an editor of the Stanford Law Review and a founding member of the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, and now, she serves on the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors. She also serves on the board of the Ronald McDonald House of New York.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Kirkland & Ellis
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Law Clerk to the Honorable Ralph K. Winter
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 1996-1997