Richard M. Mahon, II was chosen to be featured in the September 2012 edition of New York Super Lawyers-Upstate Edition magazine featuring only the top 5% of attorneys in Upstate NY. This marks the fourth time Mr. Mahon has been rated and selected for this list. Mr. Mahon was listed in the category General Litigation. His areas of practice include commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, employment and discrimination law and general corporate law. He litigates and conducts trials in all New York federal and state courts.
Rich has represented individuals, corporations, Churches, Congregations, financial institutions and government entities across a broad range of legal and administrative issues. Rich's experience and expertise include real estate disputes, including easements; contract disputes; shareholder litigation; corporate dissolution proceedings; foreclosure litigation; probate and trust contests and related litigation in the New York Surrogate's Court; not-for-profit corporation issues; religious corporation issues; and all aspects of employment and discrimination law.
As part of his commercial practice, Rich counsels both large and small business clients on strategic litigation and planning matters. Rich also provides support to the Firm's transactional, corporate and estate practice to guide clients through vital and sometimes difficult circumstances.
Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review by leading attorneys from each practice area and independent research on the candidates. Factors considered and reviewed include background and years of experience in their primary area of law, the number of cases or transactions handled, representative clients, major verdicts, honors and awards, position within the bar, scholarly work, lectures and pro bono activity. Only the top 5% of the licensed attorneys in the state are selected.