Maureen S. Lawrence is an associate in the Litigation Department who focuses her practice on antitrust and other complex commercial litigation matters. Maureen has extensive federal court experience, having litigated matters pending throughout the country in various federal district courts. She also has considerable appellate experience, having been involved in appeals pending in the First and Third Circuits as well as Pennsylvania’s Superior and Supreme Courts.

Maureen’s commitment to pro bono work is evident through her work with other Hangley attorneys in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project in the appeal of the dismissal of a post-conviction petition of a Pennsylvania inmate seeking exoneration on the basis of serology test results.

Prior to joining the firm, Maureen was an associate with WilmerHale in Washington, District of Columbia.

Maureen earned her law degree, cum laude, from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Catholic University Law Review. She earned her undergraduate degree from Marquette University. Before entering law school, she participated in a two-year leadership and community development fellowship with El Pomar Foundation, a leading non-profit foundation in Colorado.

Honors & Awards

Named a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as the result of a statewide survey of lawyers, 2017

Catholic University Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2007 – 2008

Memberships & Community

University of Pennsylvania American Inn of Court

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Philadelphia, Board Vice President

The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law Alumni Advisory Board, Vice President

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