Maria ("Masha") Trainor focuses her practice on international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, joint ventures, private debt and equity financings, commercial transactions, and contract management, as well as venture capital and private equity transactions.
She has counseled clients in connection with negotiated and hostile acquisitions, joint ventures, private and public securities offerings, corporate restructuring and recapitalization transactions, business formation, planning and governance matters, strategic and financial investments, financings of emerging growth companies, and commercial contracts.
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 FinTech, manufacturing, healthcare, 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 an frequent participant in a variety of community and charitable initiatives and events.