Mary McGinley was selected by the Women's Law Association of the Duquesne University School of Law as the 2013 recipient of its Woman of the Year award. Mary was honored at an event on April 23rd. Please click here to read full article from Duquesne University.
(Pictured left to right: Managing Partner, Patricia Dodge, Mary McGinley, Mary's Father, and Russell Ober, Jr.)
Mary received her Juris Doctor degree from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2002 and received her Bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 1999. While in law school, she was a member of the Duquesne Law Review and studied at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.
She is currently Of Counsel at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and Tort Litigation Groups. In her practice, Ms. McGinley has represented a broad range of corporations in a variety of matters, including closely held corporations in shareholder disputes, and leading manufacturers in contractual disputes. She has also represented individuals in estate litigation matters before the orphans court and in employment restrictive covenant disputes in both state and federal court. She has obtained favorable results for clients in jury and non-jury trials.
In addition to receiving the Duquense University School of Law Woman of the Year award, she was named a 2012 Athena Young Professional Award finalist. In 2011, she was given the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Allegheny County Bar Association, which recognizes outstanding leadership and distinguished service to the legal profession. She was also named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for the past three years. Finally in 2009, she was selected by The Legal Intelligencer as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track.”
Ms. McGinley is an active member of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. She has served on the Allegheny County Bar Foundation’s Board of Trustees as well as several of its committees. She serves as Co-Chair of Attorneys Against Hunger, an annual campaign that benefits local hunger agencies and that is sponsored by the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. Ms. McGinley also served on the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee, which rates judicial candidates to help voters make informed decisions.