Edward J. Moses joined Mackenzie Hughes in 1969. Ed focuses on representing
several of Central New York's leading businesses in mergers, acquisitions,
divestitures and counseling on matters relating to corporate affairs and
governance. He has represented several upstate banks in mergers with other
banks. During his legal career, Ed has also provided counsel to many national
and regional engineering companies assisting them to build their practice
and reputations to their current prominent levels. The engineering companies
include O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc., C&S Engineers, Inc., Stearns
& Wheler, LLC, RobsonWoese Inc., GHD Inc., and their affiliated entities.
In 1965, Ed received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University
and in 1968, he graduated from Syracuse University College of Law with
a Juris Doctorate. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1968,
the U.S. Supreme Court in 1974, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
in 1976 and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
Ed served in the United States Coast Guard from 1968 through 1974.
He is a member of the Onondaga County, New York State and American Bar
Associations. He is a member and former president of the Board of Directors
of the Georgetown Club of Central New York, a current honorary member
and former member and chair of the Christian Brothers Academy Board of
Trustees, a former member of the Community-General Hospital Board of Directors,
a former member and chair of the Community-General Foundation Board of
Directors, a former member of the Hoyas Unlimited Board of Directors,
a member of the Georgetown University Crease Club Board of Directors and
a member of the Georgetown University Regional Alumni Interviewing Committee.
He was also a former member of the Syracuse University College of Law
Board of Visitors. Since 2005, he has been listed in the Corporate Law
Section of "Best Lawyers in America." Ed has also been listed
as one of New York's "Super Lawyers" for the past several years.
Ed is a former president and member of the Marcellus Athletic Booster
Club Board of Directors, a member and past president of the Vagabonds
Golf Group Board of Directors, and a former member of the Onondaga County
Bar Association Board of Directors. He is also a former chair and member
of the New York State Bar Association Young Lawyer Section and a former
member of the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates.
Over the years, Ed has received numerous awards for his community service.
He is a recipient of the Christian Brothers Academy St. John Baptist De
La Salle Alumnus-Trustee-Benefactor Award, the Christian Brothers Academy
Purple and Gold Award, the Marcellus Athletic Booster Club Wall of Fame
Award and the Bishop's Medallion awarded by Catholic Charities at its
2002 annual House of Providence Dinner.
In his spare time, Ed enjoys spending time with his wife of 43 years,
their five sons and their sons' families. He also enjoys sports such as
golf, skiing, billiards, tennis, lacrosse, football, and baseball.