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Chris and Diana McDonough

Protecting Your Rights & Future

A Dedicated New York Disciplinary and State Bar Defense Firm

Whether you are a lawyer facing a grievance or disciplinary proceeding, or a candidate seeking admission, McDonough & McDonough will provide you with experienced professional representation.

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Our Many Years of Experience On Your Side

Our firm has a unique combination of disciplinary defense and trial experience. 

Chris McDonough, Esq., has practiced exclusively in the area of professional ethics and grievance matters for 33 years.

He was an Assistant Counsel to the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District for 13 years. Since 2003 he has practiced exclusively in the field of grievance defense and professional ethics. Over his career he has prosecuted or defended hundreds of disciplinary matters before the Appellate Divisions, and over a thousand non-public grievance matters.

Chris has handled matters before all 4 Appellate Divisions and the Court of Appeals. He has been recognized as an expert in both civil and criminal venues and is a frequent lecturer and author on matters of professional responsibility.

Together with the lawyers at Foley Griffin, LLP the firm represents clients before the Court of Appeals, the four Appellate Divisions in New York State, grievance committees, character and fitness committees, the Board of Law Examiners, mediation, and fee arbitration.

We also provide ethical counsel, risk management, and practice guidance to lawyers, law firms, and admission candidates throughout the state.

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When you work with our legal team, you can feel secure in the knowledge that you will be working with people who will genuinely care about you and your case. We have dedicated our careers to helping fellow lawyers. Please reach out to us to get started on your case today!