Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC is pleased to announce that ALFA International, a global legal network comprised of 150 law firms, has voted to admit MCLC as the ALFA International member firm in the Albany, NY/Greater Metropolitan area.

The ALFA International North American Membership Committee (NAMC) conducted a comprehensive search and analyzed many potential firms in the Albany legal community and was impressed with the strength, mission, and vision of MCLC.  “We are excited to have Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC join ALFAI and look forward to helping the firm forge strong bonds with ALFAI attorneys and clients worldwide,” said Jessica Zaroski Bauer, CEO of ALFA International. Click here to read the full ALFAI Press Release.

“My partners and I are eager to strengthen our relationships with both ALFAI member law firms, attorneys and clients, and we look forward to attending and participating in ALFAI’s valuable regional programs and national seminars,” said Mackenzie Monaco, partner at MCLC.  She adds “Membership in ALFAI provides our clients access to a seamless network of lawyers and resources throughout the United States and internationally with whom we have personal relationships.” Click here for further information on the value-added benefits available to MCLC clients through our membership in ALFAI.

About ALFA International

ALFA International is the premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA International was the first and continues to be one of tALFA International logohe largest and strongest legal networks. ALFA has 150 member firms throughout the world – 80 U.S. firms and 70 international firms located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Canada, Mexico, and South America. ALFA was founded in 1980 and is the oldest and largest U.S. based association of law firms operating worldwide. ALFA’s membership network is based on exclusive grants of territorial responsibility. Each metropolitan area, state, or country is served by only one ALFA law firm.

About Mackenzie Monaco

Mackenzie Monaco maintains an active litigation practice representing a wide range of clients, from individuals and local businesses to national corporations, in state and federal courts throughout New York.  Mackenzie delivers counseling, risk management, and tort defense services to the hospitality and retail, construction, insurance, and health care industries. She also maintains an active trusts and estates practice. Whether it is on a worksite, at the negotiation table, or in the courtroom, Mackenzie is a tough negotiator, relatable communicator, and a staunch client advocate. She can be reached at and (518) 675-7739.

About Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper is an attorney handing complex matters arising in product liability, professional liability, business and commercial law, real estate, food and beverage, and trucking and transportation. He is regularly retained to represent commercial retailers, industrial manufacturers and distributors, and food and beverage producers and processors to advise them in commercial and real estate disputes, government compliance matters, and to defend them against product liability claims. In professional liability matters, he is engaged by hospitals and healthcare facilities and professionals to defend them against claims of professional malpractice and before administrative licensing boards. Adam also advises professionals and businesses on risk mitigation and strategic planning for regulatory compliance, recall planning, performance improvement, litigation prevention and malpractice avoidance. He can be reached at and (518) 675-7742.

About Jacob Lamme

Jake Lamme is an attorney with a legal practice that spans a wide range of transactional matters and litigation involving local, national, and international businesses, corporations, and commercial clients. Jake provides his clients with advice related to entity formation and governance, asset purchase agreements, mergers & acquisitions, real estate and real property, land use and zoning, and all issues involving limited liability companies, corporations, limited partnerships, sole proprietorships, and not-for-profit entities.  He works closely with his clients to understand their business to provide creative and cost-effective transactional and litigation services. Jake also maintains an active personal injury practice. He can be reached at and (518) 675-7740.

About Brian Carr

Brian Carr is an accomplished litigator and negotiator, with a focus representing clients in business and commercial matters, and in the transportation, aviation, construction, and small business industries. He regularly protects the interests of businesses, contractors, manufacturers, retailers, and transportation clients in State and Federal Courts throughout New York, as well as in mediations and arbitrations, administrative hearings, and before governmental and regulatory agencies. In addition to his law degree, Brian holds a master’s degree in business administration, and is a licensed commercial pilot with instrument and multi-engine ratings. Brian can be reached at and (510) 675-7742.

About Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC

MCLC is a law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal services and unparalleled value while building rewarding and lasting client relationships. Our team includes seasoned trial and transactional attorneys who are nationally recognized industry and legal authorities in a wide range of practices, supported by a remarkable professional support staff. For more information on our firm, visit or contact our Marketing Director, Stacy A. Smith at