Maria Bitka is an associate attorney, who focuses her practice on first-party property litigation and class action matters. As a member of the firm’s first-party property litigation team, Maria represents insurance companies in all aspects of first-party property loss matters, insurance coverage disputes, mortgagee claims, and subrogation matters.

Prior to joining the firm Maria was a research assistant for Professor Jessica Owely, at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School.  Maria was an associate for the Buffalo Intellectual Property Journal.  Maria is a native of Lancaster, NY and is a founding member of the Buffalo Sports and Entertainment Law Society.


State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. cum laude (participated in study abroad program in Rhodes, Greece)

State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D. 


New York


New York State Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association