Prior to joining RGP, Maria worked as an intern at the Moscow office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. She has received awards for her participation in Philip Jessup International Moot Court competitions, as the 4th Best Speaker of the Russian Rounds in 2016 spoken in English and as the 5th Best Speaker of the Russian Rounds in 2017. Maria received a scholarship awarded to the top five law students of St Petersburg State University in Memory of Anatoliy Sobchak.
- LLB St Petersburg State University, 2017
- Russia (2017)