VOTED #1 Disciplinary Defense firm in the New York Law Journal 2010 ranking survey! Thank you to our clients and peers.

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The Law Office of McDonough & McDonough LLP is a New York disciplinary defense law firm.  We provide disciplinary and grievance defense to lawyers and law firms.  We provide experienced legal defense of attorney disciplinary grievances, attorney disciplinary proceedings, legal fee matters and criminal charges.  Our office offers law firm consulting to New York law firms.  We represent law graduates and law students facing Character and Fitness challenges or law school disciplinary charges.  We provide advice and counsel on legal ethics, grievances and risk management.

Our office represents numerous lawyers and firms on individual grievance and discipline matters, and provides specialized law firm consulting services to many larger firms. Regardless of the size of the firm, or the seriousness of the grievance or disciplinary matter, all of our clients receive prompt confidential professional service.

Chris McDonough, a New York Grievance Lawyer, has dedicated his professional career of over twenty five years to the field of professional discipline and legal ethics.  He represents numerous clients before the various Appellate Division Grievance Committees, Bar Association Grievance Committees and Character and Fitness Committees throughout New York State.  He provides ethical counsel to law firms in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Westchester, and throughout New York State.

  • New York Disciplinary Defense
  • Attorney Grievance Defense
  • Bar Association Lawyer Grievances and Fee Disputes
  • Character and Fitness Representation for Law Graduates and Former Lawyers Seeking Readmission
  • Law Student Disciplinary Defense
  • Legal Ethics Opinions for Lawyers
  • Risk Management for Lawyers
  • Criminal Defense of Lawyers and Law Students
  • N.Y. Law Firm Consulting