Maria Ruberto is a partner and head of the Construcion Group at Pallett Valo LLP. Maria's practice is focused on the resolution of disputes in the construction industry. Maria provides legal advice and representation on a wide variety of matters including the preservation and enforcement of liens, bond claims, breach of trust claims and construction contract disputes. Maria is typically involved in complex multi-party proceedings where liability is hotly contested. Her practical advice is regularly sought in the areas of liens, breach of trust, performance bonds, labour & material payment bonds, contract preparation and the resolution of all types of construction disputes whether by way of litigation or by other dispute resolution mechanisms. Maria has been appointed as carriage counsel representing multiple subcontractor lien claimants on complex construction lien litigation matters. Maria is an active member of the executive of the Construction and Infrastructure Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. Maria received her law degree from The University of Ottawa Law School (2004). Pallett Valo LLP, a premiere business law firm, is one of the top ten Ontario Regional Law Firms as chosen by the readers of Canadian Lawyer magazine.