McMahon, Maria I 20727

Maria I. McMahon

Knowledge Lawyer
Baker & McKenzie LLP


Maria is the Senior Knowledge Lawyer for Baker McKenzie's North America Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group, with responsibility for knowledge management and training North American litigators, arbitration, government enforcement and compliance lawyers. North America Litigation & Government Enforcement Practice Group is comprised of over 160 attorneys located in the US (Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Washington, DC), Mexico (Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey) and Canada (Toronto).

Prior to to transitioning to a knowledge lawyer role, Maria was a senior associate at Baker McKenzie. She has significant experience of complex litigation, government and internal investigations, and compliance. Additionally, Maria has extensive experience in corporate transactions — including mergers & acquisitions, foreign direct investment, joint ventures, corporate governance, hostile takeover defense — and complex disputes. She also focuses on emerging markets, particularly Russia and the former Soviet Union. Ms. McMahon has represented pharmaceutical, oil and gas, freight forwarding, and defense companies.


  • District of Columbia~United States (2011)
  • New York~United States (2005)


  • George Washington University (LL.M.) (2004)
  • St. Petersburg State University (J.D., Honors) (2001)
  • St. Petersburg State University (Master of Science) (1989)


  • English
  • French
  • Russian