Maria Bandwen is from Cleveland, Ohio, and attended The Ohio State University for her undergraduate degree. While at Ohio State, Maria studied Finance and minored in English. At NDLS, Maria is an Alumni Relations Ambassador for the Business Law Forum. She spent her 1L summer working for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office. While with the SEC, Maria assisted in ongoing investigations related to bankruptcy and Chapter 11 business restructurings. Outside of school, she enjoys playing tennis with her family.