• The George Washington University, J.D., with honors, 1993
  • La Salle University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990

Maria Colsey Heard

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1200 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036

D: (202) 471-3419

F: (202) 861-1905

Where Maria Colsey Works: Washington, D.C.

Maria Colsey Heard is a Washington, D.C.-based member of Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Practice. She represents clients who are being sued or investigated by the FTC, state AGs and other state government entities. The subject matter can range from antitrust to consumer protection to licensing to unclaimed property. Maria works with her clients to resolve government inquiries in a way that serves the business function. She also crafts legislative and other public policy solutions to legal challenges.

Maria’s other focus is class action settlements. She has negotiated settlements of product liability claims. She developed the administrative framework for national settlement programs. Maria also has defended settlements from attacks on appeal and collaterally.