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About McDonough & McDonough​

Offering Experience, Professionalism & Drive​

McDonough & McDonough is a Garden City law firm that represents attorneys and law students throughout New York. Our firm was founded in 2003 based on the principles of professionalism, determination, and drive. Since our founding, we have dedicated our practice to ensuring that quality representation is available to lawyers, law firms and law students.

We offer confidential consultations. Please call and discuss your case with our experienced attorneys. We will provide you with close support and informed guidance throughout the progression of your case.

Who We are

We are a team of experienced attorneys who have focused our careers on assisting other legal professionals. The McDonough & McDonough team includes Attorney Chris McDonough, Esq. and Attorney Diana Brusca McDonough, Esq. Both of these attorneys are dedicated to helping other lawyers with their ethical and legal situations and have extensive experience in this area of the law.

McDonough & McDonough is a collaboration with Foley Griffin, LLP. Attorney Brian J. Griffin and Attorney Thomas J. Foley provide their extensive legal experience to our firm. Our combined team offers clients the experienced, informed representation and guidance you need!


Why Choose McDonough & McDonough?

If you are a lawyer, law student or former lawyer who needs advice or representation, you should contact McDonough & McDonough. We have the knowledge, experience, and support you need to help you navigate your ethical and legal issues.

So, what sets us apart from other firms that represent lawyers and law students? Representing attorneys, former attorneys, and law students is all we do.

We provide disciplinary defense, counseling, ethics opinions and guidance, and represent clients before the Board of Law Examiners and character and fitness committees. Through our years of practice in this area of the law, we have represented hundreds of lawyers and law students and have become highly knowledgeable with New York’s legal systems. Our focus on this type of law has provided us with a unique perspective, knowledgeable insight, and an in-depth understanding of attorney representation that few law firms can offer.

We are experienced grievance and character and fitness. lawyers. We also provide general practice guidance and can assist you with risk management guidance, marketing advice and ethics opinions. McDonough & McDonough is the best choice for attorneys, law students, and law firms who need representation regarding licensing, grievances, character and fitness, readmission, and other related ethics issues.

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We are available to answer any questions you may have about our firm, our practice areas, and our team. We offer confidential consultations to anyone who is interested in our services or is in need of representation.

Our Mission

The attorneys at McDonough and McDonough have joined with the attorneys at Foley Griffin to create a powerhouse team helping guide attorneys through the grievance process, as well as providing ethics guidance to attorneys and prospective attorneys alike.

Chris McDonough has dedicated his career to providing legal professionals with strong legal representation. He prides himself on providing experience, professionalism, determination, and drive in every case he handles.

Chris decided to be associated with Foley Griffin to take advantage of the firm’s extensive trial experience in the Courts of New York State.  Foley Griffin partners, Tom Foley and Brian Griffin, have been litigating cases in New York for 30 years.  The combination of Chris’ 30 plus years practicing exclusively in the area of attorney ethics, combined with the Foley firm’s litigation foundation has proven to be a tremendous asset to our clients.

We are committed to providing the best representation for attorneys, law firms, and law students in New York.We have an unmatched level of experience and knowledge in this area.  We understand the issues that lawyers can face during their careers and are focused on helping lawyers avoid and resolve such issues. We will help you get your career and your future back on track and will protect your rights at every stage of your case.

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We offer confidential consultations to people who need our services or who are interested in learning more about our firm.

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Experienced Professionals Working For You

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!