Deena Mueller-Funke

Deena K. Mueller-Funke

Senior Associate
(716) 847-7029
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Ms. Mueller-Funke focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation, particularly business disputes and breach of contract.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2020
  • Honorable Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship Recipient, 2018
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2014, 2015, 2016


  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Young Lawyers Committee, Executive Committee
  • Minority Bar Association of Western New York
  • The Charles S. Desmond Inn of Court
  • Women Lawyers of Western New York
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, WNY Chapter

Present Activities

  • Adirondack Mountain Club, Niagara Frontier Chapter, Young Members Chair
  • Center for Elder Law & Justice, Board of Directors

Past Activities

  • William & Mary Environmental Law & Pol’y Review, Articles Editor
  • William & Mary Public Service Fund, Board Member