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MOLLY C. MCGEE
Associate

Molly Crooks McGee joined Pfund McDonnell in 2021. Her practice includes the handling of matters involving employment litigation including violations of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, whistle-blowing claims, and civil rights violations, as well as Title 59 claims against governmental entities, personal injury, employment law, automobile negligence, products liability, land use, constitutional law and premises liability. Ms. McGee has over 14 years of experience practicing law.

 

Prior to joining Pfund McDonnell Ms. McGee was a co-founder and partner at Harris & McGee, LLC for 9 years where she represented families in special education and special needs cases. Her practice involved getting students the educational services to which they were entitled, such as funded enrollment in private schools when necessary and appropriate or additional special education services from their home district.  Her practice also included cooperative redrafting of students’ Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) with school districts, attending IEP meetings and mediation conferences with school districts and guardianship proceedings.

 

Ms. McGee has lectured to parents regarding the basics of special education law, students’ and parents’ rights and responsibilities and drafting effective IEPs.

 

Before starting Harris & McGee, Ms. McGee was a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia, an Associate Attorney at Smith, Stratton, Wise, Heher and Brennan in Princeton, an Instructor and Assistant to the Director at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Paralegal Studies Program and an Associate Attorney at Keck, Mahin and Cate in Chicago.

 

Ms. McGee graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 where she majored in English and Philosophy.  She attended the University of Wisconsin Law School, graduating cum laude in 1991. While in law school she interned for the Honorable Justice Roland Day of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

 

Ms. McGee is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Wisconsin and Illinois. She has volunteered extensively over the past 20 years with several organizations including the Volunteer Lawyers of New Jersey, the Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood and the Fresh Air Fund of New York City.