Maria Parker


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016, Note and Comment Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013


North Carolina




Maria Parker is an associate in the Finance Practice Group in the Charlotte office of Haynes and Boone. Maria represents financial institutions, investment firms and corporate clients in a variety of lending transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, subscription secured finance and acquisition financing. Outside of the firm, Maria serves on the board of directors of Wayfinders, a not-for-profit organization in the Charlotte area which is committed to offering students summer camp experiences, year-round enrichment programs and mentoring relationships. 

Professional and Community Activities

  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Board Member, Wayfinders

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “A System in Need of Repair: The Inhumane Treatment of Detainees in the U.S. Immigration Detention System,” author, 41 N.C. J. Int'l L. 405 (2016).

Professional Recognition

  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021

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