Ms. Stedry began her practice in 1986 with an Atlanta corporate and real estate practice law firm. In 1989, she formed the Law Offices of Maria F. Stedry, representing mostly foreign investors in U.S. commercial real estate. Ms. Stedry joined the firm in 2003 where she developed expertise in tax-credit and affordable housing development, use of historic and low-income housing tax credits, and governance of nonprofit organizations. In addition to these areas, her practice includes commercial transactions, real estate development, corporate governance, and secured lending. Ms. Stedry is fluent in French and Spanish.