Maureen E. Maney joined Mackenzie Hughes in 2016 as a partner. She concentrates her practice on the defense of corporations, individuals, health care providers, religious entities and not-for-profit organizations in a wide variety of civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. Maureen assists clients with matters involving commercial disputes, employment, products liability, medical and nursing malpractice, fiduciary litigation and negligence claims. She has also served as local counsel to national law firms on diverse litigation matters.
Maureen‘s clients include hospitals, nursing homes, national transportation companies, business entities, financial institutions, religious corporations, and individuals. Maureen is an adjunct professor at the Syracuse University College of Law and a frequent lecturer for state and local bar associations.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) in 1997 from Le Moyne College, Maureen attended Albany Law School of Union University, where she graduated with a Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) in 2001. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2002. Maureen is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York. Prior to joining Mackenzie Hughes, Maureen was a partner in a Syracuse law firm where she focused on civil litigation matters.
Maureen is a past president of the Women‘s Bar Association of the State of New York ("WBASNY"), an organization with over 4,400 attorneys and judges. In 2013, Maureen was recognized as a "Rising Star" by the New York Law Journal. She has been selected for inclusion in the New York — Upstate Super Lawyers. Maureen is rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell. She is an active member of the New York State Bar Association, WBASNY, and the Onondaga County Bar Association.
Maureen has served as a board member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York and the North Area YMCA. Maureen was recognized in 2008 by The Central New York Business Journal as one of "40 under 40." This honor is awarded to 40 Central New York leaders under age 40 for their impact in making the region a better place to work and live. She is presently a trustee for the Vera House Foundation.