Mara P. Codey is a litigation associate concentrating her practice in the areas of commercial and corporate litigation, construction, landlord/tenant law, and labor and employment law. Since joining the firm, Mara has been actively involved in all stages of litigation, including arguing motions, trial preparation, mediation, and conducting depositions.
She has played a critical role in a multi-party litigation over wage and hour violations, a civil RICO action in federal court, and several matters involving violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. She has also argued in front of the Appellate Division. Mara was included by Super Lawyers, New Jersey among one of its “Rising Stars”* in 2014 and 2015.
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Prior to joining Mandelbaum Salsburg, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable John C. Kennedy. During law school and prior to law school, Mara devoted much of her time and resources to nonprofit work. After graduating college, Mara entered the Jesuit Volunteer Corp. where she was placed in Phoenix, Arizona where she was in charge of a tutoring and mentoring program for underprivileged children. After completing her volunteer assignment, Mara taught biology and social justice at two Jesuit preparatory high schools.
While in law school, she participated in both the Immigrants’ Rights and Civil Litigation and Practice Clinics where she represented clients who had been victims of predatory lending and represented a client in a Cancellation of Removal proceeding. She served as an intern for the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law. She also served as a Research Assistant to Professor Linda Fischer.
New Jersey State Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
State of New Jersey
State of New York
District Court of New Jersey
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2009
Member, Legislative Journal and awarded “best brief” in Appellate Advocacy
Research Assistant to Professor Linda Fischer
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2000