Brittnay M. McMahon

Brittnay M. McMahon: Attorney with O'Connell and Aronowitz, P.C.

Biography

Brittnay is a Partner with our Litigation, Residential Real Estate, and Trusts & Estates practices. She has interned with the United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, the Hon. Thomas J. McAvoy, a Federal Judge in the Northern District of New York, and the New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Department. Brittnay formerly served as a Lead Articles Editor of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology.

Brittnay was named to the 2017 Upstate New York Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers, which acknowledges attorneys under 40 years old and in practice 10 years or less. While in law school, Brittnay received a Pro Bono Distinction award for her work with the Albany Law School Pro Bono Society. She has continued her civic responsibilities while in practice. In September 2013, Brittnay won an important pro bono victory in Court representing a mother of four with a gravelly ill child who was facing eviction. Her successful effort will allow the family additional time in their apartment.

Brittnay currently serves as Vice President of the Adirondack Women’s Bar Association and is on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Schenectady where she serves as Treasurer and Chairperson of the Campership Campaign. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Young Professional Philanthropist award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals NY, Hudson-Mohawk Chapter for her efforts on behalf of BCGS.

Professional & Civic Leadership

Professional Associations

• New York State Bar Association

• Albany County Bar Association

• Saratoga County Bar Association

CLE Committee

• Capital District Women’s Bar Association

• Adirondack Women’s Bar Association

• Vice President, past CLE Chair

• Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York

• LeGaL – The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York

Board Memberships

• Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady

Treasurer

• Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady

Chairperson of the Campership Campaign

Awards

• Distinguished Young Professional Philanthropist

Association of Fundraising Professionals, New York Hudson-Mohawk Chapter

November 2017

• Rising Star Upstate New York Super Lawyers

• Pro Bono Distinction

Albany Law School

Presentations & Publications

Presentations

• Residential Real Estate First Time Home Buyers

Home Buying Seminar

2014

• Residential Real Estate First Time Home Buyers

Home Buying Seminar

2013

• BOLD Business Objective Residential Real Estate

2012

Publications

• The Science Behind Surrogacy: Why New York Should Rethink Its Surrogacy Contracts Laws

21 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 359 - 2011

• O'Connell and Aronowitz Trusts and Estates Newsletter: Ask the Lawyer: Do I Need a Living Will?

2013

• O'Connell and Aronowitz Trusts and Estates Newsletter: Ask the Lawyer: Why Do I Need a Health Care Proxy?

2013

Results

• Dertinger v. Sperl

Practice Area: Landlord or Tenant

Outcome: Successful settlement

Description: Eviction Defense

• McCarthy vs. Saratoga Glen Hollow Water Supply Corp.

Practice Area: Contracts and Agreements

Outcome: Successful Settlement

Description: Contract Dispute

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Title Insurance Examination
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(518) 213-8050  Phone
(518)213-8048  Fax
www.oalaw.com/team_member/brittnay-m-mcmahon
University Attended:
University at Albany
Law School Attended:
Albany Law School, J.D.
Year of First admission:
2011
Admission:
2011, New York
ISLN:
924522238

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