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Katie Manzi McDonough
Katie Manzi McDonough
About Katie

Before relocating back to her hometown in western Massachusetts, Katie was a corporate associate with the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she advised investment banking and corporate clients in New York City and the District of Columbia. Prior to law school, Katie worked on Wall Street as an analyst for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Katie is uniquely positioned to assist where financial and family considerations collide.

Estate Planning and Administration: Katie serves as counsel to families and individuals at all stages of the estate planning and probate processes. Whether your needs are simple estate planning or involve more complex considerations, Katie and the Egan Flanagan team provide the support and understanding necessary to assess the issues with you and implement the most cost-effective plan for the future.

Corporate & Business Law: Katie provides general legal advice to corporate clients of all sizes. She has advised public and private companies as a New York-trained attorney, so Katie understands the level of service necessary to effectively serve leading companies. Katie can provide counsel and support in executing transactions, reviewing and negotiating contracts, leading diligence efforts, and streamlining business and legal processes. Her goal is to provide top-tier service efficiently and with excellence.

Entrepreneurial Services: In serving her start-up and small business clients, Katie’s goal is to understand revenue drivers and real risks to provide innovative advocacy for growing businesses. Having run her own small business, Katie understands the value of legal counsel that respects resource management and serves as a practical-minded business partner.

Katie serves on the Pro Bono Advisory Committee for the Hampden County Bar Association Legal Clinic. She is also Co-Chair of the Holy Cross Alumni Club of the Pioneer Valley. As a military wife, Katie remains active in the local military veterans community.

Katie has guest lectured at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY and the Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, NJ. She was named a 2015 Candidate for the FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship. She has presented to MBA, undergraduate, and high school audiences on topics relating to financial literacy and investing. Her accomplishments include successfully petitioning the New Jersey State Supreme Court to pass a bar admission rule for military spouse attorneys.

Katie Can Assist a Wide Array of Clients, Including...

  • Charities and Other Non-Profit Entities
  • Family & Closely Held Businesses
  • Financial Institutions
  • Individuals & Families
  • Mid-sized & Large Corporations
  • Professional & Medical Services
  • Start-up Initiatives
  • Technology & Engineering Initiatives
  • Veteran-owned Businesses
Professional Activities

Katie is a member of the Hampden County Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, and the National Organization of Veterans Advocates.

Where Admitted

Katie is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New York, the District of Columbia, the Southern District of New York, and the Eastern District of New York. She is also an accredited representative with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Education

Katie graduated magna cum laude from the Seton Hall University School of Law, where she served as Senior Articles Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. Katie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross, from where she graduated magna cum laude.

Publications
  • Lost in Translation, Till v. SCS Credit Corp. and the Mistaken Transfer of a Consumer Bankruptcy Repayment Formula to Chapter 11 Reorganizations, 20 Fordham J. of Corp. and Fin. Law 893 (2015) (cited by appellant in Momentive Perf. Materials Inc. v. BOKF, NA, no. 15-1682 (2d Cir. 2015)) (co-authored with Mark J. Thompson)
  • Combating Gang-Perpetrated Witness Intimidation with Forfeiture by Wrongdoing After Giles v. California, 43 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1283 (2013)
Katie Manzi McDonough
Katie Manzi McDonough