Maureen E. Maney joined Mackenzie Hughes in 2016 as a partner. She concentrates
her practice on the defense of corporations, municipalities, 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, civil rights, 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, municipalities, 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
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.