Maria Salacuse


Maria is the Assistant General Counsel for Technology at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Office of General Counsel, where she serves as the agency’s lead eDiscovery counsel, oversees the EEOC’s litigation support department, and ensures that the technological and ESI training needs of more than 300 attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff are met. Prior to assuming this position, she was a Supervisory Trial Attorney in EEOC’s Baltimore Field Office, where she litigated individual and systemic discrimination cases, many of which involved ESI matters. She has worked with the EEOC for more than 28 years in various capacities, including Trial Attorney, Attorney Advisor to former EEOC Chair Jenny R. Yang, and Administrative Judge. She is currently a Board Member of the Federal Bar Association’s Maryland Chapter, a member of the National Employment Lawyers’ Association, a member of the Complex Litigation eDiscovery Forum, and a certified eDiscovery Specialist with the Association of eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS). She is also an active member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1, participating in the drafting and presentation of The Commentary on the Need for Uniformity in Filing ESI under Seal and as a team lead for the Working Group 1’s drafting team that is updating The TAR Case Law Primer. Maria is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.