Mary-Jane R. Morley

(716) 847-8348
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Ms. Morley concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, handling a variety of contract, financial services and business-related disputes, as well as labor and employment matters. Ms. Morley also handles complex e-discovery, digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy matters. Ms. Morley assists clients with data protection compliance, incident preparation and response, and counsels clients regarding complex privacy regulations including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), among others. Additionally, Ms. Morley advises businesses involved in, and ancillary to, the hemp and cannabis industries regarding licensing, cultivating, processing, distributing, and retailing issues.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors and Awards

  • Edward M. Cameron Jr. ’21 Memorial Prize, Albany Law School, 2019
  • Selma Mintz Memorial Prize, Albany Law School, 2019
  • Siegel Scholarship, Albany Law School, 2019
  • Pro Bono Program Silver Public Service Award, Albany Law School, 2019


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2019
  • Clarkson University, B.S., 2013

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Cannabis Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Section

Past Activities

  • Albany Law Review
    • Executive Editor, 2018-2019
    • Associate Editor, 2017-2018
  • Albany Law School Board of Trustees, Student Trustee, 2018-2019
  • Dean Thomas Sponsler Fellow for Civil Procedure, Albany Law School, 2017-2018