- The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2008
- New York University, M.A., 2003
- The University of Chicago, B.A., 2000
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Emi Maia Nam
Maia is an associate in the Firm's Corporate & Securities Group. Maia concentrates her practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and general corporate governance. Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Maia practiced at Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago and Singapore. She is proficient in spoken Japanese.
During law school, Maia was Treasurer of the Japan Law Society and was involved in the Irwin Askow Housing Initiative at the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, where she provided legal representation to parties involved in affordable housing developments in the Chicago area.
Prior to attending law school, Maia was an archaeologist who excavated in Egypt and Turkey. She also worked at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy, and the Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago.