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Maria Talebian is a Director at Taylor Root in New York, where she serves as the lead for financial services, technology and fintech sector roles. With over ten years of experience in legal and compliance recruitment in New York and across North America, Maria has a stellar track record spanning C-Suite Executive Search, particularly General Counsel, Associate General Counsels, Chief Compliance Officers, and Deputy Chief Compliance Officers as well as Director and Managing Director level searches. Maria has successfully placed hundreds of legal and compliance and risk professionals across the US with domestic and international firms. Her depth of expertise in Financial Services allows her to provide a wholistic approach to recruiting.

Maria provides unparalleled market knowledge and expertise to associates and partners practicing in the following areas: Banking, Capital Markets, Data Privacy & Security, FinTech, Investment Management, Regulatory Enforcement & Investigations/Financial Regulatory, Structured Finance. 

She attended Purchase College, where she was a double major in visual Arts and Asian Studies. She then attended Brooklyn Law school and obtained her Juris Doctor. After admission to the Bar, she focused on Labor and Employment whilst working for the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as law firm practice.