Maria E. Jones



  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2008, J.D., Hastings Law Journal, Notes Editor; American Indian Law Writing Competition, 3rd Place: “Defending Bear Butte: Past, Present, and an Uncertain Future in the Battle Against Sturgis Motorcycle Rally,” Percy C. Towne Scholar; Wiley Manuel Scholar; Minority Corporate Counsel Association Fellow; American Indian Graduate Fellow; American Indian Chamber of Commerce Fellow; California Association of Black Lawyers Scholar; Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Scholar; Black Law Student Association, Co-President; Native American Law Student Association, Treasurer
  • University of California, Berkeley, 2005, M.A.
  • Pacific Lutheran University, 2004, B.A., cum laude, Club Scholar; Blackfeet Higher Education Scholar; Dean’s List; Academic Track & Field All-Conference

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • California

Maria is an associate in Reed Smith's Financial Services Litigation Group.

Employment History

  • 2011 - Reed Smith
  • 2009 - Gordon & Rees LLP
  • 2008 - Reed Smith
  • 2008 - Extern, Honorable Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • 2007 - Reed Smith - Summer Associate
  • 2006 - Raza Immigration Clinic – Legal Intern
  • 2006 - Microsoft Corporation, Entertainment & Devices – Legal Intern
  • 2005 - ACCESS, Superior Court of California – Legal Intern