Hogan Lovells partner Maria Durant named among Massachusetts “Top Women of Law”

Hogan Lovells partner Maria Durant named among Massachusetts "Top Women of Law"

Awards & rankings | 18 November 2020

Boston, 18 November 2020 – Maria Durant, Office Managing Partner in Boston, has been named among the "Top Women of Law" in 2020 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

As a partner in the firm’s Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud practice and with a career spanning three decades, Maria’s experience includes directing internal investigations and defending government investigations and prosecutions involving alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute; False Claims Act; Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and many other federal and state laws frequently used by government agencies and whistleblowers. Maria’s clients recognize the value that her enforcement experience and deep industry knowledge bring to all matters and regularly engage her to handle a wide variety of civil litigation ranging from individual personal injury cases to mass tort products liability actions. Most recently, Maria defended a medical device manufacturer against more than 11,000 product liability cases brought against it in a multidistrict litigation.

Committed to the communities in which she works and lives, Maria dedicates her time in service of the bar as an elected member of the Boston Bar Association’s Council, the organization’s governing body. She is a founding member of the Women in White Collar Defense Association, Co-Chair of its Boston chapter, and a member of the Emeritus Board of the Women’s Bar Foundation in Massachusetts. A strong advocate for access to justice, Maria has devoted significant time helping indigent clients on a pro bono basis throughout the course of her career.

Maria spent many years as a partner with the office’s predecessor Boston firm, Collora LLP, serving in administrative and management leadership roles. Currently, she serves as the Boston Office Managing Partner, leading all efforts to provide clients with the best possible legal services.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Top Women of Law celebrates the achievements of exceptional women lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers, and role models.

Learn more about Maria and her practice here.