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Headquartered in Albany, NY, the law firm of Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr is comprised of award-winning attorneys, specialized industry experts and exceptional support staff who take pride in producing superior client results.

Brian D. Carr

Brian D. Carr

Attorney at Law

Brian Carr is an accomplished litigator, representing clients in the transportation, construction, technology, small business, and aviation industries. He regularly protects the interests of businesses, contractors, manufacturers, retailers, and small and large trucking and transportation clients in State and Federal Courts throughout New York, as well as in meditations and arbitration, administrative hearings, and before governmental and regulatory agencies.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 103
Email: bcarr@mclclaw.com

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Adam H. Cooper

Attorney at Law

Adam Cooper is a trial attorney handling complex litigation with an emphasis on product liability, professional liability, food and beverage, trucking and transportation, and business and commercial law. Adam maintains an active trial practice in State and Federal courts throughout New York.Adam is regularly retained to represent commercial retailers, industrial manufacturers and distributors, and food and beverage producers and processors to advise them in government compliance matters and to defend them against product liability claims.

In professional liability matters, he is engaged by hospitals and healthcare facilities, physicians, allied health professionals, nurses and pharmacists to defend them against claims of professional malpractice. He also is called upon by his professional clients to defend them before administrative licensing boards in the context of investigations and disciplinary hearings, including the Office of Professional Misconduct and Office of the Professions.

In addition to his litigation practice, Adam advises professionals and businesses on risk mitigation and strategic planning for regulatory compliance, recall planning, performance improvement, litigation prevention and malpractice avoidance. He regularly lectures on these topics throughout NY State.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 104
Email: acooper@mclclaw.com

Caitlin A. Goetz

Caitlin A. Goetz

Attorney at Law

Caitlin A. Goetz focuses her practice in the areas of litigation and insurance defense. She regularly defends cases involving premises and product liability. She also works with various municipalities, school districts and school boards defending cases with regards to civil rights, harassment and discrimination matters; police matters such as excessive force; labor and employment claims; and Article 78 petitions.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 112
Email: cgoetz@mclclaw.com

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Jacob F. Lamme

Attorney at Law

Jacob Lamme’s practice spans a wide range of litigation areas, including contract, labor and employment, land use and zoning, personal injury, and trusts and estates litigation. Jake also provides critical advice to clients to
assist them in avoiding the cost and expense of litigation.
Jake provides both litigation and corporate counsel to local, statewide, national and international companies in a variety of contract, real property, and employment and labor matters. He has experience representing businesses, governmental entities and individual clients in both state and federal courts. Jake also represents companies and their management in administrative forums such as before the New York State Department of Labor (Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board), its Administrative Law Judges and Tribunals, and the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 102
Email: jlamme@mclclaw.com

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Mackenzie C. Monaco

Attorney at Law

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.

In addition to her practice, Mackenzie serves as Chair of the firm’s Women’s Impact Network, developing and participating in initiatives that support opportunity and advancement of women in the firm – from mentoring to education and training to business and marketing development – in order to fully realize the talent, knowledge, and potential of our women attorneys.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 101
Email: mmonaco@mclclaw.com

Claudia A. Ryan

Claudia A. Ryan

Attorney at Law

Claudia A. Ryan has established a reputation of success as a trial attorney and concentrates her legal practice in the areas of insurance defense, including premises liability and product liability; defense of municipalities and school districts; labor and employment and civil rights matters. Claudia is recognized across New York State and the region as a leader in the employment practices field and enjoys a long established reputation for success across a broad client base which includes municipalities, school districts, automobile dealerships, and employers both large and small. 

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 113
Email: cryan@mclclaw.com

Michelle A. Storm

Michelle A. Storm

Attorney at Law

Michelle Storm concentrates her practice in the area of tort defense, representing physicians, health professionals, hospitals, healthcare facilities, pharmacists, and pharmacies.

Additionally, Michelle litigates matters for individuals, local businesses, and national corporations primarily in the professional services, hospitality and retail, manufacturing, food and beverage, and insurance industries.

Michelle is the Town Attorney to several towns in upstate New York, advising on local laws, town resolutions, and counseling Town boards and municipal departments on all legal matters.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 105
Email: mstorm@mclclaw.com

William D. Yoquinto

William D. Yoquinto

Attorney at Law

William Yoquinto focuses his practice on all phases of defense litigation, including trials and appeals, in matters relating to medical malpractice, product liability, pharmaceuticals, professional licensing, and other liability claims. He has successfully defended lawsuits on behalf of physicians, health care providers, and hospitals in various medical specialties including obstetrics, cardiology, emergency care, general surgery, primary care, urology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, radiology, orthopedics, pharmacy, and critical care, among others. He has successfully represented product and component part manufacturers, distributors, retailers and related parties in product liability and complex tort claims. Bill has also protected the licenses of professionals navigating disciplinary matters before the State of New York Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) and the New York State Department of Education’s Office of the Professions.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 108
Email: wyoquinto@mclclaw.com

Gina T. Wisniewski

Gina T. Wisniewski

Attorney at Law

Gina Wisniewski concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, defending individuals, local businesses, and national corporations primarily in the insurance, retail, and cyber and technology industries. Gina is experienced in the representation of professionals, business owners, corporate officers, and government officials who are under investigation, criminally charged, or witnesses to white collar crimes.
Previously, Gina was an Associate with the Carter Conboy law firm and gained practical and courtroom experience as an intern to the Hon. Christian F. Hummel in the United States District Court, Northern District of New York; the Hon. Rachel L. Kretser, Albany City Court, Criminal Part; and the Civil Recoveries Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General.

Phone: (518) 855-3535 ext. 109
Email: gwisniewski@mclclaw.com


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