Maura C. Smith is a partner in Riker Danzig’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group, with particular expertise in insurance litigation. Maura represents insurance company clients in coverage litigation, bad faith litigation, and insurance defense litigation of virtually all types. In addition, Maura has extensive experience in the Cyber Liability area. She regularly counsels clients regarding sensitive electronic security breaches, compliance obligations with cybersecurity and data privacy laws and regulations, and cyber insurance coverage.
Maura earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, and her J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, in 2006 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael Baylson, United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Maura previously practiced with Riker Danzig from 2011 - 2014. Prior to returning to Riker Danzig, she served as in-house counsel for Mitsui Sumitomo Marine Management.