Maureen Fitzgerald focuses her practice in the areas of employment litigation, professional liability and commercial litigation. In the area of employment law, Maureen has extensive experience defending both public and private employers across a broad scope of industries, in cases where claims have been made and suits have been brought against them involving all aspects of employment discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination under state and federal employment statutes. As well, Maureen is experienced in handling administrative hearings for school districts. Her practice also extends into the areas of trade secrets, non-compete agreements, employer counseling, employee training and civil rights litigation.
In the area of professional liability, Maureen has represented various licensed professionals including attorneys, accountants and physicians. It is important to note that Maureen maintains the distinction of being a CPA. Here, her knowledge of business and accounting principles has been of significant help to her clients, particularly in the defense of complex commercial litigation and professional liability matters. Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Maureen worked for Price Waterhouse, LLP, as well as an international and a local law firms.
•Handling the Accountant Embezzleman Claim - A Case Study, client seminar, November 2013
•A Multi Disciplinary Approach to Accountants Professional Liability Claims Handling, Litigation and Underwriting, client seminar, March 2013
•Non-Compete Provisions in Physician Employment Agreements -- Litigation and Drafting Tips, Philadelphia Bar Association's Health Law Committee Meeting, March 2012
•Non-Competition Provisions in Physician Employment Agreements: Drafting and Litigation Tips, 2012
•ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and Its Impact on Employers and EPL Insurers, client seminar, November 2011
•Certified Public Accountant, 1988
• IRS Revised Circular 230: What do Do About Disclaimers, Travelers Insurance Co. Accountants Risk Management Newsletter for Professional Liability, January 2015
• Leave Required for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Philadelphia Report, 2009
Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005
Year Joined Organization
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