Maria Teresa LoRusso, J.D., M.B.A.
Maria T. LoRusso, P.C.
Attorney at Law
1902 Huebner Road, Suite 103 – San Antonio, Texas 78258
Telephone 210.404.9200 – lorussobusinesslaw.com
Maria T. LoRusso, P.C. Attorney and Counselor at Law
Transaction and Litigation practice specializing in business entity selection and corporate formation, business consulting, corporate and Business Law, corporate finance, securities Law and banking regulations. Serve as Corporate Counsel to entities created, and responsible for hiring and overseeing tax, and accounting issues, investment strategies, and financial management. Labor and Employment disputes and compliance, as well as Insurance Law compliance. Serve as Corporate Counsel and Financial Advisor to multi-state corporate conglomerate, creating corporate and financial structure, including banking, accounting, and investing opportunities. Estate planning and Probate Litigation. Contract creation, advising, and review. Mediation services in compliance with Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 154.052. Expert Witness in securities valuation and transactions, portfolio analysis, business valuation and financial viability. Administrative representation for Internal Revenue Service and Homeland Security – Immigration and Naturalization regulatory compliance. Restaurant and hospitality clientele.
University of Texas San Antonio, School of Business – Department of Finance
Adjunct Professor of Finance; Corporate Finance, Principles of Investments, Investment and Portfolio Management, Principles of Finance, Money and Banking, and the Financial Systems.
Instructor of Statistics; Business Statistics and Statistics Computer Lab
St. Mary’s University – School of Business – Department of Finance
Business Finance; Corporate Finance, Business Statistics, and Investments, Investments and Portfolio Management.
187th District Court, Bexar County, Texas
Intern to Judge Pat Priest; Clinical Internship Program
St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
Master of Business Administration Finance
St. Mary’s University Graduate School of Business, San Antonio, Texas
-National Renal Administrators Administration
-State Bar of Texas Minority Lawyers Conference
-Modern Dictionary for the Legal Profession, Redden & Beyer
-“Financial Application for Small Asset Acquisitions”
-Frost Bank – Small Business Advising
-Frost Bank – Economic Conditions Impact on Financial Position of Small to Medium Size Companies
-Smith Barney – Financial/Tax Considerations to Business Entity Selection
-Third Coast Wealth Advisor, Inc. – “Smart Women Finish Rich”
-Charles Schwab Investments, Inc. – “Planning Your Financial Future”
-Corporate Law – Securities Transactions. Allocation of Capital and Corporate Law in dispute of distribution of assets in an Estate and Corporation
-Positioning corporations/businesses through restructuring in current economic times.
The College of the State Bar of Texas – Invited Member
San Antonio Bar Association
Texas State Bar – Supreme Court
Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Texas
United States District Court, Western District of Texas
American Jurisprudence Award, Corporate Planning/Corporate Finance
St. Mary’s Book Award, Corporate Planning
St. Mary Book Award, Corporate Finance
Graduate Assistant Scholarship in Finance
Board of Directors, Treasurer – Non-Profit Corporation
-Established Financial Management Program. Yearly Budget $2.1 Million. Created Financial Statement Reporting with month to year comparisons. Prepared and Presented Monthly reviews for Board. Set-up and was responsible for $3,000,000 Portfolio. Asset Management Program. 5 and 10 Year Forecasted Financial Projections.
Board of Directors President, Secretary – Non-Profit Corporation
-Made recommendations to Board of Directors Responsible for 5 and 10 year forecasted projections, Budget Research, Portfolio/Investment Decision Review Monthly Financial Statements.
Rotarian: Alamo Heights Rotary & Stone Oak Rotary
Professional Progression to Changes in Legal/Financial Industries
-Research efforts to complement my practice and teaching position include, Dodd-Frank Act, and changing landscape of global finance. Protecting Board of Directors from new personal liability risks exposed through Dodd-Frank.
-Advise small businesses, restructuring their financial management programs, including investing, banking and payment methods, to meet the challenges of current economic conditions.
-Advised Property Tax Corporation subject to Sarbanes-Oxley Act on procedural changes to financial reporting.
Awards and Honors
University of Texas at San Antonio
Merit Award for Teaching Excellence