Maria Protic is a law clerk on the opioid coverage task force, which is dedicated to monitoring and analyzing lawsuits filed by state and local governments nationwide against pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and retail pharmacies in order to assess insurance coverage issues and the risk exposure of BatesCarey’s clients in the insurance industry at large. 

Maria is also a current student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. During her time at Loyola, Maria has consistently performed at the top of her class. Her academic successes are demonstrated by her continuously making the Dean’s List, in addition to serving as a teaching assistant for Torts Law and Constitutional Law. Further, Maria also excels outside the classroom. She is an associate editor for the Loyola International Law Review, a member of the Clara Barton Advocacy team, and is on the executive board for International Law Society. 

Prior to joining BatesCarey, Maria gained litigation experience as a law clerk for a Chicago-based personal injury firm, which represents plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation claims.