Maria (“Masha”) Trainor focuses her practice on international and domestic mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts; corporate governance matters; joint ventures; commercial transactions; and contract management. She has also counseled clients in connection with private and public securities offerings, corporate restructuring and recapitalization transactions, as well as business formation and planning.
Masha has represented a broad range of clients, including private and public companies, emerging growth businesses, and financial investors in a diverse range of industries, including transportation , industrial manufacturing, aviation, food and beverage, professional services, hospitality, waste management, FinTech, proprietary education, technology, oil and gas, and robotics, among others.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Masha served as vice president, general counsel, and secretary for Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, a NYSE-listed manufacturer of custom-engineered industrial equipment. As a member of the executive leadership team, Masha provided advice to the company board, CEO, and corporate and segment leaders on a wide variety of legal, compliance, and governance matters, including public company, M&A, capital markets, commercial, litigation, compliance, and intellectual property. She also worked with the company’s auditors and executive compensation consultants on various projects and engagements. Prior to Ampco-Pittsburgh, Masha was a partner at a large global law firm.
During law school, Masha served as the notes and comments editor of the Tulsa Law Journal. She is fluent in Russian.
Outside the Firm
Masha enjoys traveling the world with her teenage daughter, playing tennis, and staying physically active. She is also a frequent participant in a variety of community and charitable initiatives and events.