Attorneys

Edward J. Moloney, Jr.

An attorney for nearly thirty years, Edward J. Moloney, Jr. has substantial experience in a number of practice areas. Attorney Moloney regularly represents individuals, families, businesses, and lenders in the sale, purchase and refinance of commercial and residential properties.

Attorney Moloney has also represented clients in civil litigation, personal injury, and misdemeanor criminal defense matters. He has tried many cases in the District and Superior Courts of Massachusetts.

Attorney Moloney assists individuals and families with their estate planning needs, including drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care proxies. He also provides guidance and instruction to executors of wills and adminstrators of estates concerning their obligations and responsibilities in the estate adminstration process.

Attorney Moloney represents small businesses in incorporation matters, limited liability company formation, and partnership formations.

In addition, Attorney Moloney has represented a number individuals and companies in filing for bankruptcy protection.

Attorney Moloney is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Attorney Moloney is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Greater Lowell Bar Association.


Emily Moloney Smith

Prior to joining Moloney Law Office in November 2012, Emily Moloney Smith practiced at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (formerly Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP) in Boston, Massachusetts for six years. At Edwards Wildman, Attorney Smith gained extensive experience representing individuals, corporations, educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and in state and federal court. Attorney Smith now combines her big firm experience with small firm attention to assist clients with a wide variety of legal needs.

Attorney Smith regularly counsels employers regarding hiring decisions, compensation agreements, individual terminations, non-competition agreements, severance agreements, internal investigations, personnel policies, compliance with state and federal laws, and assists employers in drafting employee handbooks, offer letters, restrictive covenants, and separation agreements. Attorney Smith also reviews and negotiates employment agreements, restrictive covenants (such as non-competition agreements), and separation agreements on behalf of individuals.

Attorney Smith also has significant litigation experience, including contract, probate, employment, real estate, and fiduciary disputes. She has represented clients in mediation and arbitration and before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the District and Superior Courts of Massachusetts, and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Attorney Smith also handles the sale, purchase, and refinance of commercial and residential properties.

Attorney Smith assists individuals and families with their estate planning needs, including drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care proxies. She also helps executors of wills and adminstrators of estates with their obligations and responsibilities in the estate administration process. Attorney Smith has also worked with clients to negotiate the guardianship and conservatorship process, including the appointment of guardians and conservators and compliance with the reporting obligations.

Finally, Attorney Smith helps individuals and corporations filing for bankruptcy.

Attorney Smith graduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2001. Attorney Smith graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 2006. During law school, Attorney Smith was a member of the Suffolk University Law Review and served as the Articles Editor.

Attorney Smith is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

In 2014, Attorney Smith was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, which rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.