Marcy Hagen, of counsel
Marcy Hagen is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy at S.U.N.Y. Binghamton in 1989. She attended Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School and received a Juris Doctor in 1992, graduating cum laude.
From September 1992-May 1993 Marcy worked as a law clerk for the Hon. Rosemary Higgins Cass, New Jersey, Essex County, Law Division. Marcy then became a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, Appellate Bureau-Division of Criminal Justice from from 1993-2000. From there, Marcy became an Assistant District Attorney for Erie County from August 2000 to 2004.
Marcy then had two beautiful daughters, the oldest of whom has Down Syndrome. Marcy became personally familiar with the special education system in New York and concentrated on the development and education of her daughter with a disability. In 2009 Marcy became an active volunteer and committee chair on the PTA of her children’s elementary school and in 2010 became a volunteer parent advocate in the Williamsville School District for CSE and CPSE meetings.
From 2011-2013 Marcy was the Coordinator for T.I.E.S. (Together Including Every Student), for the Williamsville School District, an organization that facilitates the inclusion of children and young adults with developmental disabilities in extra curricular and community activities with typical peers by training high school students to volunteer as helpers to the participants. Marcy now focuses on special education law, advocating for parents of children with disabilities. In her spare time Marcy is an artist and plays the flute.