Attorneys Profiles


Maureen Doerner Fogel

Position: Member

Address: Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
125 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004

Phone: (212) 471-8535

Fax: (212) 344-3333


Maureen is a litigator specializing in complex tort/product liability, mass torts, class actions, commercial litigation and employment related matters. She has been with Herzfeld & Rubin, PC for over 20 years, as a member for 15. Maureen is admitted in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey where she handles complex litigation on a daily basis for clients ranging from multi-national and national companies to individual litigants. Her diverse experience includes a wide variety of cases including defending manufacturers and distributors in product liability and tort claims for commercial equipment and consumer products. Maureen specializes in the representation of automotive industry clients defending design, manufacture and warranty claims and has handled Southern New York product liability litigation for auto manufacturer for the past decade. Maureen works with automotive industry executives and engineers in the preparation and defense of depositions, discovery including electronic discovery issues up through and including trial. She also does a substantial amount of class action litigation and represents a major appliance manufacturer in its product liability matters. Maureen has also defended pharmaceutical clients and been involved in Repetitive Stress Injuries & HIV mass tort litigation involving hundreds of consolidated actions.

Maureen’s varied commercial experience includes insurance coverage declaratory judgment actions; breach of contract actions, shareholder derivative actions and issues pertaining to employment law. A representative sampling of her diverse clients include foreign governments, entertainment, retailers/importers in trademark claims concerning parallel imports; shareholders in contract and dissolution proceedings; persons who have suffered discrimination as well as companies defending discrimination claims.

In addition to litigation, Maureen also provides business advice to clients on how to avoid litigation involving commercial and employment law matters, and counsels insurers and companies on insurance coverage issues.

When not working, Maureen is an active member of the United States Power Squadron with a rank of Junior Navigator and also the past Vice Commodore of the Long Island Yacht Club. She has been an active planner and fundraiser for a L.I. Youth Sailing Program. She is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, has been a member of the Product Liability Committee, the ABCNY Tort Committee and past Co-Chair of the Tort Section’s Legislative Sub-Committee and the Defense Research Institute. She has lectured periodically at both Bar Association functions, including a symposium on Women in Product Liability and through Herzfeld-Rubin’s CLE programs on product liability and employment law.

She is a graduate of Southampton College, Long Island University and Hofstra University School of Law.

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