Maria Veronica SaladinoMaria is a Corporate and M&A Associate at Rice Reuther Sullivan & Carroll, LLP.  Maria helps companies at all stages of their evolution, from business formation and day-to-day corporate governance through the point of an eventual sale or merger.  In her practice, Maria represents businesses ranging in size from startup companies to Fortune 500 international corporations.

Maria has experience in a broad range of legal matters with an emphasis in business transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, business formations and non-profit organizations.  Before joining RRSC, Maria was in-house corporate counsel for a privately held real estate investment and management company handling real estate assets with market value exceeding $2 billion.

Drawing on her international background, involvement working with multinational clients, and exposure to other cultures, clients particularly value Maria’s language skills and her unique knowledge when dealing with clients.  As a native European, she has a greater appreciation of the cultural and linguistic challenges that confront U.S. businesses when negotiating with foreigners, as well as foreign businesses entering the United States market.  For these reasons, Maria provides tailored counseling, as no single approach is right for every company.

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Education

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D.), cum laude
    • CALI Awards in Advanced Drafting and Research in Business Contexts, Lawyering Processing II – Legal Writing, and Family Law
  • Università degli Studi di Cagliari (Masters’ Degree in Law)
    • ERASMUS exchange program, Constanţa, Romania

Practice Area

  • Corporate
  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • LLCs and Joint Ventures
  • Emerging Growth Business
  • Securities
  • Business Formation
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Nevada Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine (2019)

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section, M & A Subcommittee
    • International Law Division
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Las Vegas Latino Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
    • State Bar Disciplinary Board for Southern Nevada
    • State Bar Lawyer Advertising Advisory Committee

Representative Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “The Enforcement of Punitive Damages Awards Between United States and Europe: An Introduction for U.S. Practitioners,” The International Lawyer, Vol. 53, Issue 3 (2019).
  • Contributing Author, “Motions, Affidavits, Declarations, Stipulations and Orders,” Nevada Civil Practice Manual, LexisNexis 6th ed., 2018, and 7th ed., 2019.
  • Panelist, Women in Law Series In-House, Las Vegas Latino Bar Association, September 5, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Nevada

Languages

  • Italian