Maura practices commercial real estate, real estate development, corporate law, banking law, and commercial law.
She represents buyers, lenders, and sellers in a variety of transactions. Maura also assists clients with drafting or negotiating purchase and sale agreements, deeds, loan documents, leases, and easements.
Prior to coming to Robinson Gray, Maura served as a law clerk to Justice John Cannon Few at the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Maura is a North Carolina native and graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her Juris Doctor in 2019 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was a member of Law Review and graduated magna cum laude.
- Registered the business, drafted corporate documents, and negotiated a lease for a pet store.
- Represented a new business in its multimillion-dollar real estate purchase and business acquisition of a children’s afterschool care and athletic center.
- Represented a SBA 504 lender in its various loans to help businesses purchase land, grow their facilities, and provide additional services to customers, including businesses operating in North Carolina.
- Represented the owner of a skilled nursing facility in the sale of its business and real estate.
- Served as lender’s counsel to a bank and drafted loan documents for various loans including to residential real estate developers for the development of neighborhoods, to law firms for the construction of a new office space, and for lines of credit to businesses.
- Represented a residential real estate developer in its acquisitions of various tracts of lands and drafted Declarations, Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions to govern the residential developments.
- Tracked grant opportunities administered by multiple governmental agencies at both the federal and the state level as provided by the $1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for a utility.
- Columbia Business Monthly Legal Elite of the Midlands
- Commercial Real Estate (2023)
- Contributing Author, Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate in South Carolina, Second Edition, South Carolina Bar CLE Division (2024)
- Co-author with Rick Handel, Taxation of a Partnership Interest in South Carolina, Tax Notes (August 2018)
- Judicial Clerk, Justice John Cannon Few, Supreme Court of South Carolina (August 2019–June 2021)
- South Carolina Bar
- Urban Land Institute South Carolina
- Richland County Bar Association
- South Carolina Bar
- North Carolina Bar
- University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
- Law Review – Student Works Editor
- Order of the Coif
- Order of the Wig and Robe
- Pro Bono Board Member
- CALI Awards for Excellence in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Partnership and LLC Taxation
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. in History, 2015
- Buckley Public Service Scholar