Maia H. Harris

Maia H. Harris


Boston, MA
Phone: 617.204.5108    Fax: 617.204.5150

Maia H. Harris is a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Boston office. Ms. Harris is a leader of the firm's Digital Health Practice, which advises clients, including pharmaceutical, medical device and mobile medical app companies, on how health care IT affects them. She focuses her practice on the enforcement and defense of patent litigation claims. She has extensive experience representing clients in large-scale complex patent and intellectual property litigation, including multiparty litigation in federal districts across the country and first-chair trial work. 

Ms. Harris represents clients in a variety of industries and technologies, including medical devices, consumer goods, e-commerce, and networking and software. Her primary focus centers on the IP issues facing inventors and companies in the life sciences industry.

Prior to joining Pepper, Ms. Harris was a partner with Nixon Peabody and co-chair of the New England region of the firm's Life Sciences Initiative.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2000
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Rochester, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Practice Areas