Moira E. Casey


Moira E. Casey


New York, 1984
U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of New York, 1987
U.S.D.C for the Southern District of New York, 1988
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, J.D., 1983
Production Editor, Catholic University Law Review
University of Vermont, B.S., 1980 


New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estate Law Section, Elder Law Section
Queens County Bar Association
Townsend Harris High School, School Leadership Team
Douglaston/Little Neck Historical Society

Moira E. Casey is a partner at French & Casey, LLP. Ms. Casey concentrates her practice on trusts & estates and real estate. Ms. Casey is experienced in all aspects of estate planning and administration as well as estate litigation. Her practice includes the drafting and execution of will and trust instruments, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, prenuptial agreements, and the probate and administration of wills and trusts. Additionally, Ms. Casey also advises clients on business succession planning.

Ms. Casey also has extensive trial and appellate experience, having previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office (1983-1995), handling felony trials and criminal appeals in both state and federal courts. In her capacity as an Assistant District Attorney, Ms. Casey frequently argued before the First and Second Department Appellate Divisions, the New York State Court of Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Ms. Casey is a 1983 graduate of the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University, where she was the Production Editor of the Law Review. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Vermont in 1980.

Ms. Casey is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estate Law Section and Elder Law Section. She is also a member of the Queens County Bar Association. In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Casey also served as a member of the School Leadership Team at Townsend Harris High School on the campus of Queens College. She is also a member of the Douglaston/Little Neck Historical Society.

Recently, both she and her husband were awarded with Distinguished Alumni Awards from their school at the Catholic University of America.