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Maureen E. Maney

Maureen E. Maney


P: (315) 565-4500 (ext. 4534)
F: (315) 565-4600

Maureen E. Maney is a partner in the Litigation Practice and a member of the Affordable Care Act Initiative Team. She concentrates her practice on the defense of corporations, individuals, and institutional and individual health care providers in a wide variety of civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Maney assists clients with matters involving products liability, labor law violations, commercial disputes, negligence, trust and estate litigation, and medical malpractice claims. She also handles guardianship proceedings under Article 81. Ms. Maney’s clients include hospitals, transportation entities, business entities, financial institutions and individuals.

Ms. Maney was selected as a "Rising Star" by the New York Law Journal for 2013.

  • Obtained a defense jury verdict for a healthcare institution in which it was alleged that physician assistants and nursing staff failed to timely diagnose and treat a compartment syndrome.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability action involving claims for personal injuries in excess of $1 million.
  • Tried and assisted in multiple jury and bench trials representing interests of physicians, hospitals, nurses, dentists, therapists and other health care professionals.
  • Obtained numerous summary judgments on behalf of clients involving transportation and motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful hiring and negligent supervision, construction accidents, and medical malpractice claims.
  • Successfully defended a large trucking company and a driver in an accident involving a fatality.
  • Mediated various cases to favorable resolution.
  • Destelhorst v. Atlantic Detroit Diesel Allison, 23 A.D.3d 901 (3d Dept. 2005) (Summary judgment dismissing personal injury action affirmed on appeal.)
  • Kele v. Pelkey, 2007 WL 189021 (N.D.N.Y. 2007) (Dismissal of 1983 claim against sheriff’s department.)
  • Zink v. Vanmiddlesworth, 300 B.R. 394 (Bankr. N.D.N.Y. 2003) (Favorable determination by Court of respective security interests and priority among creditors affirmed on appeal.)
  • Rated, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected, New York – Upstate, Super Lawyers (2015)
  • Ranked, Rising Star, New York Law Journal (2013)
  • Recipient, Junior League of Syracuse Community Service Award (2011)
  • Recipient, Greater Syracuse Area 40 Under 40 Awards (2008)
  • Co-Chair, Onondaga Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section
  • Member, ALFA International, Women's Initiative Practice Group Steering Commitee
  • Member, Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York
  • Board Member, North Area YMCA
  • Member, ALFA International, Transportation Practice Group
  • Member, NYS Fifth Judicial District Women in the Courts Committee
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Member, Onondaga County Bar Association Foundation
  • Past President, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY)
  • Past President, Central New York Women's Bar Association
  • Past Co-Chair, Central New York Women’s Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee
  • Past Chair, Onondaga County Bar Association, New Lawyers’ Section
  • Past Officer, Junior League of Syracuse
  • New York State Bar Association, "Labor Law/Construction Site Accidents in New York, 2011" (December 2011)
  • New York State Bar Association, “Automobile Litigation: Keeping Current – The Examination Before Trial” (2010)
  • In-House Training for Regional Client, “Medicare Mandatory Reporting Requirements and Procedures” (July 2010)
  • New York State Bar Association, “Practical Skills – How to Commence a Civil Lawsuit” (2009)
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, “State and Federal Court Practice Update” (2009) 
  • New York State Bar Association, “Women on the Move” (2008)
  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
    • Justinian Honor Society
    • The Order of Barristers
    • Managing Editor, Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology
    • Recipient, Dominick Gabrielli Award for Appellate Advocacy
  • Le Moyne College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997
  • New York
  • United States District Court (NDNY)
  • United States District Court (SDNY)
  • United States District Court (WDNY)