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JerryMackey

Partner

"I love practicing law. It doesn't even feel like work."

Overview

Biography

An experienced trial attorney, Jerry primarily concentrates his practice on providing general counsel and litigation services to individuals, corporations, and municipalities. He has tried more than 100 NYS cases involving commercial transactions, shareholder and partner disputes, real-property disputes, truck and bus accidents, products liability, and personal injury and wrongful death actions.

Jerry routinely serves as lead counsel, interfacing with municipalities and civic groups on high-profile matters. He also served as an arbitrator and mediator on matters submitted to him by other attorneys.

In addition to his own practice, Jerry serves as a member of the firm's Diversity Partner Committee.

Bar Associations

  • Monroe County Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Former Rochester Chapter President
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Successfully defended defendants in multiple complex construction-related accidents, including defending claims under Labor Law § 240, with verdicts taken through trial.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Lecturer

Selected Community Activities

  • Oak Hill Country Club, Board of Governors Member
  • Greater Rochester Housing Partnership, Board of Directors Member
  • Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Board of Directors Member
  • Brighton Little League, Board of Directors Member

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2022–2024
  • New York State Bar Association Senior Lawyers Section, Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award, 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

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We're Growing in DC!

We’re excited to announce Barclay Damon’s combination with Washington DC–based Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram. SLS’s 10 lawyers, three paralegals, and four administrative staff will join Barclay Damon while maintaining their current office in DC’s central business district. Our clients will benefit from SLS’s corporate, real estate, finance, and construction litigation experience and national energy-industry profile, and their clients from our full range of services.

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