Attorney Meredith Moriarty’s practice is focused on general litigation, employment law, family law, and appeals. She has extensive experience with appellate work, including successful appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the New York State Appellate Division, Third Department.
Meredith is a cum laude graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a summa cum laude graduate of Albany Law School. During law school, Meredith was the Executive Editor of State Constitutional Commentary for the Albany Law Review and a quarterfinalist in the McGee National Civil Rights Appellate Competition at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Upon graduating from law school, Meredith served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald G. Alexander, Associate Justice for the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. Thereafter, Meredith moved to New York City to join the law firm of Cahill, Gordon and Reindel, LLP. As an associate at the firm, Meredith’s practice focused on civil litigation involving First Amendment, media, employment, complex commercial, governmental investigation, class action, and reinsurance matters. During her time at Cahill, Gordon and Reindel, Meredith also participated in a number of pro bono opportunities, including criminal matters, social security disability appeals, and the drafting of an amicus curiae brief that was presented to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on behalf of several international human rights and media organizations. After leaving Cahill, Meredith worked as a staff attorney for the not-for-profit organization The Children’s Law Center in the Bronx, New York. Her work at this organization consisted of advocating on behalf of children involved custody disputes, visitation matters, guardianship applications, and petitions for orders of protection.
- New York State (2004)
- United States District Court, Northern District of New York (2013)
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2015)
- Hobart and William Smith Colleges (B.A. 1999)
- Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., 2003)
- Executive Editor, State Constitutional Commentary of the Albany Law Review
- New York Bar Association
- Capital District Women’s Bar Association