246 Post Rd E, Westport, Connecticut 06880, United States

(203) 836-3336 ~ MGQ@MGQLaw.com

MGQ Law, LLC

Connecticut's Employment Lawyer:
working with you, for you

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Attorney

Maria Garcia-Quintner, Esq.

With over a decade of relevant experience, Maria represents individuals and employers throughout Connecticut in all aspects of employment litigation, negotiations, and advice.  


She is passionate about advancing the rights of individuals who have been wronged in the workplace and takes great pride in the work she does and the people she represents.  


Prior to founding MGQ Law, Maria practiced labor and employment at Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C., a boutique labor and employment law firm with offices in Fairfield County. She handled complex employment litigation matters on behalf of individual, private business, and municipal clients throughout the state. She also worked with Attorney Lewis Chimes aggressively litigating discrimination, retaliation, and civil rights cases on behalf of individuals. 


After law school, Maria began her career representing diverse corporate clients in high stakes commercial and civil litigation cases at Pullman & Comley, P.C., a large Connecticut based firm.


She had the honor of clerking for the Honorable Holly B. Fitzsimmons of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, where she gained invaluable insight into federal practice and procedure.


Maria has been recognized as a Labor & Employment Super Lawyer (2018) and a Connecticut  Rising Star (2017 & 2016)  by Super Lawyers.


Maria has been in involved in numerous community and nonprofit organizations, including as a member of the Federal Court's Public Outreach Committee and as a board member of the Milford Fine Arts Council. She is also an alumni mentor to rising law students.


Contact Maria today for a consultation at MGQ@MGQLaw.com or (203) 836-3336.





Education

  • B.A., Tufts University, summa cum laude,  Phi Beta Kappa (2004)  
  • J.D., George Washington University School of Law (2007)

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Employment Lawyer’s Association, Treasurer
  • Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association, former President
  • Raymond Baldwin Inn of Court, Secretary
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section 
  • National Employment Lawyer’s Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut (2007)
  • New York (2008)
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (2007)

Distinctions

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