Maria Delpizzo Sanders

Milwaukee Office

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Employment/Discrimination Law
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Appellate Representation
  • Non-Compete Agreements


  • Capital University School of Law, Columbus, Ohio, J.D., with honors, 1990
  • Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, B.A., 1986

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association
  • HarmonieMember, The Harmonie Group - Wisconsin Firm Liaison

Articles and Publications

  • Employer's Use of Social Networking Sites In Employment Decisions: "Damned if you do, Damned if you don't"
  • Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, Spring 2011, Volume 9, Number 1


  • All Ohio State Courts
  • All Wisconsin State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Representative Decisions

Wisconsin Supreme Court

Krier, et al v. Vilione, et al., 2009 WI 45, 317 Wis.2d 288, 766 N.W.2d 517 (Affirmation of summary judgment in favor of defendants dismissing claims based upon inadequacy of expert testimony in an accounting malpractice case.)

Court of Appeals

Dakin v. Marciniak, 2005 WI App 67, 280 Wis.2d 491, 695 N.W.2d 867 (Successful appeal defeating plaintiff's claim on determinations that there was insufficient notice and that the discovery rule did not bar the application of the statute of limitations.)

Reif v. Automotive Trucking Services, Inc., 316 Wis.2d 355, 2009 WI App 21, 763 N.W.2d 247 (Litigation, applicability of the exclusive remedy provision of the Workers Compensation Act.)

Professional Achievements

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers In America - Insurance Law, 2018
  • Order of the Coif (1989-1990)