Maria S. Luevano

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Washington, D.C.
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Maria Luevano utilizes her legal research and analysis skills as she develops her litigation practice. Thorough and detail-oriented, she supports her colleagues with in-depth document review, fact-finding and drafting motions.

Maria most recently did pro bono clinical work through the University of Virginia School of Law, where she worked diligently towards positive outcomes for clinic clients.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Finalist for 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards by Concurrences and George Washington University Law School

Pro Bono

  • Federal Sentencing Reduction Clinic (2020)
  • Virginia Innocence Project (2018 to 2019)

Prior Positions

  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate (2020)
  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney, Alexandria, VA: Law Clerk (2019)
  • Greenheart International: External Relations Coordinator (2016 to 2018)
  • American Health Care Association: Legal Affairs and Finance Policy Intern (2014)


  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2021; Editing Board, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • B.A., The George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs, 2016


In The Blogs

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Blockchain Monitor
New Crypto Products Launch, Draft Digital Assets Bill Released, Regulators Address Stablecoins, DOJ Publishes Crypto Report, Hacks and Scams Continue
By Lauren Bass, Maria S. Luevano, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds
June 10, 2022
In this issue: • Fintech and Crypto Firms Announce Myriad New Crypto Product Launches• Senators Release Digital Assets Bill, Crypto Activists Send Letter to Congress• NY DFS and Japan Address Stablecoins, BIS Addresses Crypto...
Blockchain Monitor
Banks and Retailers Embrace Crypto, Bitcoin Environmental Costs Debated, New NFT Initiatives Launch, Various Agencies Address Crypto, DeFi Hacks Continue
By Teresa Goody Guillén, Maria S. Luevano, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Joanna F. Wasick
May 6, 2022
In this issue: • Banks and Retailers Venture Further into Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain• Congress Spars with Industry on Environmental Impact of Bitcoin Mining• New NFT Offerings Revealed by Entertainment, Social and Crypto Companies•...
Blockchain Monitor
Crypto and NFT Pilots Launch Across Industries; Paper Analyzes Bitcoin Use in El Salvador; Crypto Enforcement Continues in US; New Foreign Crypto Regs
By Lauren Bass, Teresa Goody Guillén, Maria S. Luevano, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Joanna F. Wasick
April 29, 2022
In this issue: • Crypto Pilots Launch in Social Media, 401(k) Plans and Municipal Bitcoin Mining• NBER Publishes Paper Analyzing Bitcoin Usage in El Salvador• Brands Enter NFT Market Across Industries, New NFT Platforms Launch• Crypto Firm...