Maureen 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 public and private employers across a broad scope of industries, in cases involving all aspects of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour claims, and wrongful termination under state and federal employment statutes. As well, Maureen is experienced in handling administrative and due process 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, who is also a CPA, has represented various licensed professionals including attorneys and accountants. 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.
In the areas of commerical litigation and consumer financial services, Maureen has defended various businesses and individuals in disputes arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Act. Her experience in this area involves handling both individual claims and nation-wide class action disputes.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Maureen worked for Price Waterhouse, LLP, as well as an international and a local law firm.
•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
Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005
Year Joined Organization
Marshall Dennehey Announces New Shareholders and Special Counsel
January 4, 2016
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 8 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, listed by office, are as follows.Philadelphia, PA: Jason W. Bialker, member of...
Legal Updates for Employment Law - Special Alert
Law Alerts • May 25, 2016
DOL Issues Final Rule On FLSA Overtime Exemptions - What Employers Need to KnowBy Maureen P. Fitzgerald, Esq.In 2014, President Obama directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to update the regulations as to which white collar workers qualify..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...
Legal Updates for Employment Law
Law Alerts • April 8, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court determines that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires a new standard.by Candace D. Embry, Esq.*The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., on March 25, 2015, in which the Court..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...