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Mackenzie C. Monaco Speaks to Hospitality and Retail Industries on Ethical Dilemmas Facing In-House Counsel


Mackenzie C. Monaco was a speaker at the ALFA International Hospitality & Retail Practice Group’s Regional Seminar in Chicago, IL on June 27, 2019. Mackenzie presented “A Day in the Life of an In-House Counsel: An Ethical Dilemma”.  Through the use of practical fact scenarios, Mackenzie highlighted various ethical considerations, conflicts, and rules that in-house counsel and claims professionals face on a regular basis. 

About Mackenzie C. Monaco

Mackenzie Monaco is a Director and Shareholder at Carter Conboy. She maintains an active litigation practice representing a wide range of clients, from individuals and local businesses to national corporations, in state and federal courts throughout New York. She delivers counseling, risk management, and tort defense services to the hospitality and retail, construction, insurance, and health care industries. She also has an active trusts and estates practice.  Mackenzie is a cum laude graduate of St. Lawrence University and earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from Albany Law School.  She is a frequent speaker, locally and nationally, on topics supporting her practice, as well as women’s issues, communication, client advocacy, and ethics. Mackenzie has been named a SuperLawyer® since 2013; is an active member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for New York’s Third Judicial District; is the immediate past-President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association; and is the Vice-Chair the ALFA International Hospitality & Retail Practice Group.  She can be reached at and (518) 465-3484.

About ALFA International

ALFA International is the premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA is the oldest and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks, consisting of 145 member firms throughout the world. ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cost-efficient legal services globally. The ALFA model enables member firms to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms.  ALFA clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community.

About Carter Conboy

Named a 'Best Law Firm' by U.S. News & World Report, Carter Conboy delivers a deep bench and a diversified practice to a legacy that spans nearly a century.  Carter Conboy is a full-service law firm providing a broad range of legal services to businesses, corporations, government, professionals, and individuals in 20 industries and 40 specialized service areas.  For more information about the firm and our legal services, visit 

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