Maria Radwick

Maria Radwick is an experienced litigator who represents individuals, businesses, and public entity clients in complex trial and appellate matters. Ms. Radwick has significant experience in state and federal court in diverse practice areas, including business litigation, government law, employment, defamation, trust litigation, and intellectual property actions. Ms. Radwick has represented clients and argued before the California Court of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals. Ms. Radwick has been recognized as a SuperLawyer Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney and Rising Star 2016-2017.  Ms. Radwick joined Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green LLP in January 2024.


After attaining her law degree from UC Hastings College of Law, Ms. Radwick began her practice as a litigator with ​Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP, a boutique law firm in San Francisco.  In the early years of her practice, Ms. Radwick clerked for two years in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.  Prior to joining AMMCG, Ms. Radwick was a partner with Wagstaffe, von Loewenfeldt, Busch & Radwick LLP.

Ms. Radwick’s experience encompasses all phases of discovery, motion practice, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeal.  Representative matters she has handled include obtaining summary judgment in the defense of a trademark infringement case and the successful defense of a breach of contract arbitration claim arising out of a software license agreement. Ms. Radwick represented the Commonwealth Scientific Research Organisation (“CSIRO”), the Australian government’s science agency and the inventor of the wireless LAN technology underlying the IEEE 802.11a, g, n and ac standards, commonly referred to as Wi-Fi, resulting in payments to CSIRO totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. As part of the trial team in a Santa Clara Superior Court case, she obtained a directed verdict for her client after a three-week jury trial centered on alleged breach of fiduciary duty and usurpation of corporate opportunities.  Ms. Radwick obtained summary adjudication on oral contract and promissory estoppel claims on behalf of an heir of a real property estate in a lawsuit filed by her former husband. She has advised and helped numerous clients in reaching successful resolutions of diverse contract, employment, defamation, and trust and estate disputes. Ms. Radwick also successfully demurred on behalf of the State Bar of California in lawsuits arising out of the State Bar’s exercise of authority over admissions and disciplinary proceedings, resulting in dismissals of the actions. Ms. Radwick previously represented the City of Redwood City, the City Council of Redwood City, and the Redwood City Redevelopment Agency in an appeal from a San Mateo County trial court judgment purportedly invalidating the approval of a retail-cinema redevelopment project in Redwood City’s downtown. In a published opinion, Wilson & Wilson v. City Council of Redwood City, 191 Cal. App. 4th 1559 (2011), the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in its entirety.

Ms. Radwick is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of California and the United States District Courts in California.

Ms. Radwick is a contributing author of The Wagstaffe Group Practice Guide: Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial, published by Lexis Nexis.


University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 2007