As a co-founder and partner at Basch & Keegan, Maureen A. Keegan (Moe) has practiced personal injury law exclusively since 1986. Maureen’s areas of practice include all aspects of civil litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile and trucking claims, product and premises liability. Initially, Ms. Keegan worked for a medical malpractice defense firm in New York City. Based in Kingston for the last 30 years, Ms. Keegan has successfully represented clients throughout the Hudson Valley, greater New York City, and Capital District areas.
Before studying law, Keegan worked as a Pharmacy Resident at Johns Hopkins and at teaching hospitals in New York State. She has been a Super Lawyer and Top 100 Trial Lawyer of New York State. Over the years, Keegan has successfully represented thousands of injury victims and is widely known as a successful and knowledgeable attorney in the Hudson Valley. She is active in local community and bar associations.
Basch & Keegan’s philanthropic support is well known in Ulster and Dutchess Counties. The firm was honored by SUNY Ulster and Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. In addition, Basch & Keegan collects for the pantry of People’s Place at Thanksgiving time. They have supported the Jewish Federation’s Fall for Art for more than 20 years, support the Ulster County Bar Association’s Adopt a Star program at Christmas. There are dozens of other excellent philanthropic groups Basch & Keegan lends a helping hand to.
Moe, a native Long Islander, has enjoyed making the Hudson Valley her home for the past 30+ years. She and her husband Dave have two children, Ryan and Jane, who both graduated from Kingston High School. Jane is currently teaching math at Brooklyn Tech, and Ryan will be awarded an MBA from Stanford in June, 2021. Moe enjoys the outdoors and is an active sculler and member of the Rondout Row Club. She and Dave enjoy exploring the hike and bike trails in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene and Columbia County.
Education St. John’s University, Juris Doctor, 1985 Albany College of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science, 1980
Admissions New York State Northern, Southern, and Eastern District Federal Courts of New York United States Claims Court
Professional Affiliations & Memberships The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York State Member of the Third Judicial Department Committee on Character and Fitness American Trial Lawyers Association American Association of Justice New York State Bar Association New York State Trial Lawyers Association Ulster County Bar Association Ulster County Mock Trial Program
Awards American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney’s 10 Best Female Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award 2018