Senior Trial Counsel
Location: Austin Office
Maria Cantú Hexsel has more than twenty-three years of experience in civil litigation. She is responsible for a diverse civil litigation caseload with a concentration in health care law. Maria represents physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and hospitals in all aspects of risk/claims management, and all phases of litigation. This includes representing medical professionals before their respective licensing and disciplinary boards and agencies. Additionally, Maria represents clients in general negligence, product liability and construction litigation. Maria has written and presented on topics related to health care and administrative law.
Maria is licensed to practice in the United State District Court for the Western District of Texas. She is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, and the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association. Maria graduated cum laude from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1992, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies. She received her J.D. from Texas Tech University in 1995.
Maria was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley and loves life in Austin with her friends and family. She especially enjoys outdoor activities and live music with her husband, Ricardo, and their two daughters.