Location: Chicago
Phone: 312-726-0357

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Maria M. Bazakos

Practice Description

Maria joined McCarthy Duffy LLP as an Associate in August 2017. Maria assists clients with a variety of transactions, including commercial lending, financing, and sales and acquisitions of stock and other equity interests. Additionally, Maria’s practice includes representing private equity and venture capital funds in connection with fund formation, buyouts and recapitalizations. Maria also represents private investors and financial institutions in their real estate purchases and sales, financing and lease transactions.

Prior to joining McCarthy Duffy, Maria worked as a legal intern for the Office of General Counsel at UnitedHealth Group and the Office of Ethics and Compliance at Medtronic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While in law school, Maria was a Senior Editor for the University of St. Thomas Law Journal and a member of the American Association for Justice Trial Advocacy Team. Maria was also permitted by the Minnesota Supreme Court to represent clients in filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy proceedings in Federal Bankruptcy Court.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2016


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2014
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • B.S – 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois, Director, Past President
  • Hellenic Bar Association, Member