Mary handles a variety of matters related to real estate. She has been involved in both commercial and residential real estate negotiations and closings, and has participated in commercial lease negotiations and closings.
Mary also handles a range of corporate matters including work in fashion law, franchising law and venture capitalism. She advises clients on business options, partnership agreements and facilitating corporate growth.
Before Fox Rothschild
Mary was a summer associate in Fox’s New York office, where she researched legal issues and assisted in the writing and drafting of various documents.
She previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi and the Honorable Patty Shwartz, both of U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
While in law school, Mary served as editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Race & the Law Review and was a teaching assistant in Rutgers’ Legal Research and Writing Department. Mary was a member of the Rutgers Moot Court Board. She also was a student volunteer for the Rutgers Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project, where she filed consumer bankruptcy petitions and filled out bankruptcy forms for pro bono clients. Mary served as a NJ Leep Mock Trial coach at North Star Academy, a charter school in Newark, New Jersey.
Prior to her legal career, Mary taught second grade in the Washington, D.C. public school system and was a teaching fellow for D.C. Teaching Fellows. While in college, she studied abroad at Bucknell in Northern Ireland, focusing on the psychological effects of segregated education on primary school students.
Franchise Law Update
Mary contributes to the firm’s Franchise Law Update, which discusses regulatory aspects of franchising, as well as diverse topics such as business finance, employment, litigation and the protection of intellectual property including trademark and copyrights. (http://franchiselaw.foxrothschild.com/ )
Honors & Awards
- GA Moore Jr. Prize, Most Distinguished Work in Employment Discrimination Law (Rutgers School of Law – Newark)
- Recipient of Rutgers School of Law – Newark Pro Bono Award (Rutgers School of Law – Newark)
- Kenneth G. Langone Scholar (Bucknell University)
- John P. Dunlop Commitment to Excellence Award (Bucknell University)