MCLC’s Mackenzie Monaco was a speaker and panelist at ALFA International’s International Client Seminar held February 29-March 3, 2024 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Mackenzie’s session “Cool Runnings – The Power of Perseverance” focused on the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team who overcame individual and group obstacles in order to compete at a high level and be successful. Her panel included industry experts from across the country who used the success of the Jamaican bobsled team to highlight tools and techniques to effectively navigate workgroup challenges and how to motivate employees to be creative and persevere, including how to put together teams that are the most competitive to overcome challenges.

About ALFA International?

Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC is a member of ALFA International, a premier global legal network with more than 140 independent law firm members worldwide. Similar in size and experience, ALFAI member firms meet high standards to be part of the network and their attorneys are well respected by peers in both the legal and business community. ALFAI member attorneys establish broad, deep relationships with each other and are committed to providing cost-effective, high-quality legal services. As a result, membership in ALFAI enables MCLC to use its local experience to deliver highly effective legal solutions while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of a comprehensive worldwide network of accomplished trial and business counsel. More information on ALFAI is available at

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 professional liability industries. She also maintains an active trusts and estates practice. She is Chair of ALFAI’s Hospitality & Retail Practice Group, has been named to Best Lawyers in America, SuperLawyers, and maintains a 10.0 Superb attorney rating with AVVO.  Mackenzie can be reached at and (518) 675-7739.

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