Maraya N. Pratt

Tel 410.528.5578
Fax 410.528.5650

Maraya N. Pratt is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department. She assists clients in a diverse range of real estate and commercial litigation matters, including disputes arising from breach of contract claims and business torts.

Maraya also has experience in conducting internal investigations of sexual misconduct allegations and other discrimination claims arising under Title IX. She further assists in advising colleges and universities of their obligations under Title IX in applying relevant policies and procedures. Maraya also advises clients regarding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a variety of contexts, including ensuring compliance with website accessibility standards.

Prior to joining the firm, Maraya's practice focused on civil litigation within the insurance industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in Biology, with a specialization in physiology and neurobiology.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Vicki Ballou-Watts, Circuit Court for Baltimore County, 2016-2017

Professional Activities

Maryland State Bar Association

Baltimore City Bar Association


Co-author, "Proposed ‘Online Accessibility Act’ Aims to Resolve Uncertainty Surrounding ADA Website Litigation," Ballard Spahr alert, October 7, 2020

Co-author, "Highly Anticipated Title IX Final Rules Released, Signaling New Era for Title IX Compliance," Ballard Spahr Alert, May 7, 2020

Co-author, "Ninth Circuit: Domino's Website Required to Comply With ADA," Ballard Spahr alert, January 18, 2019

Co-author, "What Remedy for Transgender Students If HHS Succeeds in Narrowly Redefining Gender Under Title IX," Ballard Spahr alert, October 25, 2018

Co-author, "A New Wave of Website Accessibility Litigation: Employers Beware," Ballard Spahr alert, August 23, 2018

Community Activities

University of Maryland Clinical Law Program (2014)

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
Articles Editor, Journal of Health Care Law & Policy
Recipient, Martha L. Ham Scholarship

University of Maryland (B.S. 2012)


U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland