Mary Liu joined AWKO in 2012. After graduating from the University of Florida in 1994 with a Bachelor’s of Science, Mary spent the first 13 years of her career in management consulting, executive coaching, and human resources. In 2010, Mary graduated summa cum laude while earning her J.D. from the Nova Southeastern University School of Law, ranking in the top 2% of her graduating class.
Mary focuses her practice on medical device, pharmaceutical, and sexual abuse and assault litigation. Mary is actively working on the firm’s nationwide clergy abuse and assault, transvaginal mesh, and Essure litigations. Mary is passionate about representing victims and survivors, and giving them a strong platform to have their stories heard.
Prior to joining AWKO, Mary served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida, representing the state in civil prosecutions of cases involving child abuse, abandonment, and neglect. Mary also ran a successful family law practice, representing clients in cases involving the dissolution of marriage and domestic partnerships, child custody and support, and grandparent visitation disputes. In addition to her extensive experience as a practicing attorney, Mary also served as an Assistant Professor of Law at Irvine University College of Law, where she taught courses in Civil Procedure and Community Property.
Mary is licensed to practice law in Florida and California, and she is currently serving as the co-chair of the American Association for Justice’s Website and Social Media Content Liability litigation group.