News Release

Locke Lord Strengthens Health and Managed Care Litigation Practice
With Addition of Partner Maia Sevilla-Sharon in Miami

November 15, 2023

(MIAMI) November 15, 2023Maia Sevilla-Sharon has joined Locke Lord’s Miami office as a Partner in the Firm’s Health and Managed Care Litigation Practice Group. Advising multinational corporate clients in the areas of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and regulatory compliance, complex civil litigation, product safety, and data strategy and security, Sevilla-Sharon expands the Firm’s capabilities across the region.

Joining Locke Lord from DLA Piper, Sevilla-Sharon has represented clients in a wide range of high-stakes lawsuits, including breach of contract, business torts and insurance coverage disputes. She has also represented health care and pharmaceutical clients in government investigations and internal compliance matters.

“Maia has built a long-standing, far-reaching network throughout South Florida and nationwide within the insurance, health care and labor and employment sectors,” said Andrea Verney Kerstein, Chair of Locke Lord’s Health and Managed Care Litigation Practice Group. “Maia’s arrival will further bolster the Firm’s already strong Health and Managed Care Litigation Practice.”

In addition to her dedicated client work, Sevilla-Sharon is heavily involved in pro bono matters.

“Maia’s deep roots in the region combined with Locke Lord’s stellar reputation in the health care industry will be integral to advancing the Firm’s strategic growth plan in Florida. She will make a great addition to the Miami office, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the Firm,” said Thomas J. Cunningham, Locke Lord’s Miami and West Palm Beach Office Managing Partner.

“I am looking forward to joining Locke Lord’s deep bench of talent in the Health and Managed Care Litigation Practice Group,” said Sevilla-Sharon. “The Firm’s collaborative nature is impressive and was a big draw for me, and its robust platform will provide additional opportunities to grow my practice and to engage in a meaningful way with clients.”

Locke Lord’s Health and Managed Care Litigation team includes trial and regulatory lawyers who routinely represent the interests of multinational health insurers, managed care organizations (MCOs), pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, distributors, PBMS, TPAs, hospitals, multihospital health systems, physicians and physician groups, academic medical centers, skilled nursing centers, and home health, hospice and long-term care facilities in a range of disputes, litigation, arbitration, investigations, civil investigative demand (CID) proceedings, administrative proceedings and threatened litigation, including high-profile matters involving billion-dollar claims and cutting-edge issues.


About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach and 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs in the United States and around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 135 years and is a leader in the middle market arena. Locke Lord focuses on providing the highest levels of commitment, quality and service to clients across its five Key Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure; Finance and Financial Services; Insurance and Reinsurance; Pharmaceutical; and Private Equity. In addition, the Firm advises clients across a broad spectrum of other industries, including fund formation, venture capital, health care, public finance, real estate, technology, cybersecurity and white collar, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.