Lia previously worked at Maynard, O’Connor from March, 2008 to April, 2012 and rejoined Maynard, O’Connor, Smith & Catalinotto in 2016. She concentrates her practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, professional liability, personal injury, and general litigation. Lia is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, and California (presently inactive). She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, and Capital District Women’s Bar Association.

Prior to joining to the firm, Lia gained extensive experience in civil litigation, with a focus in the areas of medical/psychiatric/dental malpractice, general negligence, professional liability, labor law, and appellate practice through her work at several local litigation firms.

Each year from 2014-2020, Lia was honored by Super Lawyers and included in the annual issue acknowledging outstanding Upstate New York attorneys. Lia was recognized as a “Rising Star” in the field of Medical Malpractice Defense.