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Maureen A. Keegan


As a co-founder and partner at Basch & Keegan, Maureen A. Keegan (Moe) has practiced personal injury law exclusively since 1986. Maureen’s areas of practice include all aspects of civil litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile and trucking claims, product and premises liability. Initially, Ms. Keegan worked for a medical malpractice defense firm in New York City. Based in Kingston for the last 30 years, Ms. Keegan has successfully represented clients throughout the Hudson Valley, greater New York City, and Capital District areas.

Before studying law, Keegan worked as a Pharmacy Resident at Johns Hopkins and at teaching hospitals in New York State. She has been a Super Lawyer and Top 100 Trial Lawyer of New York State. Over the years, Keegan has successfully represented thousands of injury victims and is widely known as a successful and knowledgeable attorney in the Hudson Valley. She is active in local community and bar associations.

Basch & Keegan’s philanthropic support is well known in Ulster and Dutchess Counties. The firm was honored by SUNY Ulster and Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. In addition, Basch & Keegan collects for the pantry of People’s Place at Thanksgiving time. They have supported the Jewish Federation’s Fall for Art for more than 20 years, support the Ulster County Bar Association’s Adopt a Star program at Christmas. There are dozens of other excellent philanthropic groups Basch & Keegan lends a helping hand to.

Moe, a native Long Islander, has enjoyed making the Hudson Valley her home for the past 30+ years. She and her husband Dave have two children, Ryan and Jane, who both graduated from Kingston High School. Jane is currently teaching math at Brooklyn Tech, and Ryan will be awarded an MBA from Stanford in June, 2021. Moe enjoys the outdoors and is an active sculler and member of the Rondout Row Club. She and Dave enjoy exploring the hike and bike trails in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene and Columbia County.



    • New York State Supreme Court
    • Southern, Eastern and Northern District US Federal Courts of New York
    • United States Court of Federal Claims
    • Third Judicial Department Committee on Character and Fitness, 1998 - 2013
    • Member of Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions, 2007-2018

    Awards & Accolades

    • 2011 – 2019, 2022-2023 Super Lawyer, Upstate New York
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York State
    • 2018 American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney’s 10 Best Female Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award
    • 2020-2021 Diamond Member, Top Attorneys of North America, The Who’s Who Directories
    • 2021 Hudson Valley Magazine Top Lawyer, Medical Malpractice
    • 2021 Chronogrammie Winner, Basch & Keegan Best Law Firm of the Hudson Valley
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    Notable Settlements & Verdicts

    • $4,000,000 Tractor Trailer Accident
    • $1,296,217.28 Birth Injury because of Car Collision
    • $1,000,000 Improper Kidney Removal 
    • $801,000.00 Workplace injury
    • $700,000: Slip & Fall on Ice
    • $700,000: Rear-end Car Collision
    • $600,000: Deck Collapse 
    • $578,390.81 Labor Law Violation
    • $575,000.00 Electrician Injury
    • $350,000: Migrating IUD
    • $4,000,000 | Tractor Trailer Accident

      A truck driver was rear-ended by another trucker and suffered failed back syndrome.

    • $4,000,000 | Motorcycle Accident

      Our client was a 34-year-old driving a motorcycle into work when she struck a pothole with her front tire causing her to lose control and impact a guardrail. Our client was transported by helicopter to Albany Medical Center, having suffered serious injuries.

    • $3,850,000 | Post-Operative Complication

      Attorneys John A. DeGasperis and Eli B. Basch negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of an Albany County woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to hospital and physician malpractice.

    • $3,750,000 | Slip & Fall

      After a long and difficult battle, justice was obtained. Our client was a grandmother visiting a museum with her grandchildren. She tripped and fell on a ramp that led from one room to another within the museum.

    • $3,300,000 | Floor Collapse

      Our client literally fell through the floor.

    The Opinions that matter Most

    Serious injuries require genuine representation
    • This firm will fight for you and get results! We cannot recommend them enough!

      “Above everything, John and Katie showed genuine concern for me and my family. It’s clear how passionate John is about his work and doing what’s best for his clients.”

    • I will certainly recommend Maureen Keegan in the future!

      “Throughout the 2+ years, Maureen Keegan continued to persevere on my behalf, contacting doctors, etc. and continually informing me of the status of my case.”

    • Derek was extremely helpful and informative through every step of the way.

      “Everyone in the firm was pleasant. Thank you for helping to achieve this victorious win! I highly recommend this amazing firm!”

    • Your first mistake would be not to call Basch & Keegan because they truly are the very best in every way.

      “All of the attorneys treated me like family which is very important when you are injured. Derek Spada has become my personal friend and holds a special place in my heart forever.”

    What sets us apart?

    • Here to Help Win the Fight

      Backed by our experience and insight, we’ve become known for taking on the toughest claims. If you or someone you love has been injured by the negligence or wrongful acts of another, we’re here to help you fight for the justice you deserve.

    • HERE TO HELP Get Results

      At Basch & Keegan LLP, we have the resources and experience to help victims level the playing field with even the most powerful adversaries – and we have the record of success to back it up.

    • HERE TO HELP When You’re Hurt

      We serve as the support system you can rely on as you begin your recovery. We go the extra mile to ensure you can focus on getting better while we work on the legal aspects of your claim.

    • HERE TO HELP Regardless of Who You Ask

      We place an emphasis on personal attention. This approach allows us to create legal strategies custom-tailored to each client’s unique circumstances and has earned us the respect of our peers.

    • HERE TO HELP The Community

      Our Kingston-based lawyers have deep roots in the community and a lengthy history of giving back to Ulster County. When the community needs us, we are always here to help.

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