Maria N. ColemanAssociate Attorney
Maria N. Coleman is an associate with the law firm of Shaw Bransford & Roth, where she practices federal personnel and employment law. Ms. Coleman joined the firm in November 2006. Ms. Coleman received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2003 and received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in 2006.
In law school, Ms. Coleman served as a student attorney in the Civil Practice Clinic, where she represented clients at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Merit Systems Protection Board, Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals, and Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She also interned at two divisions of the U.S. Department of Treasury. At the General Law and Ethics Office of General Counsel at main Treasury, she worked on administrative law issues involving rulemakings and employment issues involving whistle-blowing and employment discrimination.
At the Departmental Office of Treasury, Ms. Coleman wrote Final Agency Decisions on employment discrimination cases. She was a Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Honors Intern in the Investigative Law Unit of General Counsel. She also served as a judicial intern for an administrative judge at the Hearings Unit of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C.
Areas of Practice
- Federal Personnel and Employment Law
Associations & Memberships
- Steering Committee, University of Notre Dame Alumnae, Washington, D.C. Chapter
- D.C. Bar
- Maryland Bar Association
- Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
- Contributing Attorney, the weekly e-report FEDagent