Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


Meredith Ireland

Of Counsel

p: 518.429.4280

f: 518.533.2944

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Albany Office

80 State Street
Albany, New York 12207

Meredith is a trial attorney who primarily concentrates her practice on handling litigation in both state and federal court. She has extensive experience with torts and products-liability defense; commercial litigation; insurance-coverage matters; and professional liability, including the defense of attorneys, brokers, and agents.

Representative Experience

  • Served as part of the team of counsel for a major health care provider on compliance and self-disclosure matters.
  • Contributed to a coverage opinion for an insurer on the scope of the Carmack Amendment and US Department of Transportation jurisdiction.
  • Served as appellate counsel for an attorney in a legal-malpractice case and successfully argued the appeal at the Third Department.
  • Contributed to a coverage opinion for an insurer on non-cooperation.
  • Defended an appraisal company in a professional liability action and successfully moved to dismiss the action.
  • Defended a property owner in a personal-injury suit and successfully moved for summary judgment, which was later upheld on appeal.
  • Contributed to action by a health care provider against the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General.
  • Contributed to a commercial litigation case by a major banking institution against its insurance company for coverage.
  • Served as part of a team of counsel to defend a property owner against lead-paint action.

Practice Areas


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami Business Law Review, Dean's Merit Scholar, Order of the Coif, 2009
  • Rollins College, B.A., magna cum laude, Alonzo Rollins Scholar, Mead Scholar, Oliphant Scholar, 2004

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 2010

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Barclay Damon Women's Forum

Civic Activities

  • Caroline Street Elementary School, St. Clement’s Outreach Volunteer

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Law Clerk
  • Robert Milne & Associates, PA, Law Clerk
  • X-Ray Optical Systems, Legal Intern
  • Albany Federal Public Defender’s Office, Intern