Brittnay M. McMahon

Brittnay M. McMahon Associate

Brittnay's Practice Areas

Brittnay is an associate 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 is also an active volunteer for the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

Brittnay's Locations

Admissions

  • New York State

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

Rising Star Upstate New York Super Lawyers
Pro Bono Distinction
Albany Law School

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



Locations

The culture of teamwork and collaboration at O’Connell and Aronowitz helps our five office locations assist clients in a myriad of legal disciplines and harness the talents of O’Connell and Aronowitz attorneys across New York State. We offer the experience, resources, and skills to help you protect your rights and your best interests.

Albany

54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

tel: 518.462.5601
fax: 518.462.2670


Latham

624 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

tel: 518.213.8050
fax: 518.213.8048


New York City

111 Broadway, Suite 701
New York, NY 10006

tel: 212.706.6041
fax: 518.462.2670


Plattsburgh

22 US Oval, Suite 118
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

tel: 518.562.0600
fax: 518.561.8604


Saratoga Springs

1 Court Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

tel: 518.584.5205
fax: 518.584.5441