Maria Gralia, Esq.
Assistant General Counsel

Maria Gralia, assistant general counsel, joined the University of Miami General Counsel’s team in February 2008. Ms. Gralia is a former partner in the law firm of Shutts & Bowen, LLP in the Real Estate Department concentrating her practice in land use and zoning, land use litigation, environmental permitting and compliance. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys and is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ms. Gralia received her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, where she was recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award. She graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts.

Practice areas: General Contracts, Purchasing and Risk Management, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Gifts, Probate, Facilities, Environmental Issues


Assistant General Counsel


Maria Gralia

Telephone: 305-284-2700  
Fax: 305-284-5063


1320 South Dixie Highway, Suite 1250
Coral Gables, FL 33146


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