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Maria Kefalas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP
801 2nd Avenue, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-682-6800
Fax: 212-682-6861
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2017
Practice Areas: Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

An associate attorney at the Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, Maria Kefalas caters her business litigation services to real estate owners and developers, designers and other construction community members in New York. She handles complex civil disputes that involve commercial contracts, business disputes and construction defects lawsuits.

Upon completing her B.A. in political science and government in 2013 from the New York University, Ms. Kefalas attended Cardozo School of Law to earn her Juris Doctor in 2016. Her time in law school includes serving as an associate editor for the Arts & Entertainment Law Journal and participating in an in-house clinic, representing low-income citizens, disabled persons and elderly individuals in a range of civil disputes. She also did a three-month internship with the Office of the New York State Attorney General.

Before joining Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, Ms. Kefalas worked as a commercial litigation associate for one of the greater New York City law firms. Understanding the unique challenges the business owners face, from business formation to succession planning, she has developed an ability to know her clients well during her interactions and assists them in strategizing efficient operating procedures.

An attorney registered in the state of New York, Ms. Kefalas is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She retains her active involvement in organizations such as the Hellenic Lawyers Association of New York and the New York State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Business Litigation


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Maria Kefalas

First Admitted: 2017, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York
  • Hellenic Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Educational Background

  • New York University, B.A.
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Office Location for Maria Kefalas

801 2nd Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-682-6800

Fax: 212-682-6861

Last Updated: 5/31/2022

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