Telephone: (917) 589-0691
Ms. Quinn's practice areas include litigation (contract issues, matrimonial and family issues, negligence, commercial disputes and employment issues) and the many concerns artists, musicians and those working in the theater community face, including drafting and review of contracts and intellectual property issues, and right on through unemployment hearings and landlord/tenant issues.
She practiced law in New York City for several years before returning to Buffalo. Ms. Quinn is proud to have worked for Elizabeth Schneider, who authored Battered Women and Feminist Lawmaking, published by Yale Press and for which Ms. Quinn contributed as a researcher. Ms. Quinn contributed to an amicus curiae in the seminal domestic violence case, Nussbaum v. Steinberg.
An accomplished professional musician, she has worked as a staff songwriter for a publishing company in Nashville, Tennessee. She is music director and organist for Lafayette Presbyterian Church in Buffalo. She can be regularly heard performing as a pianist and music director for Buffalo-area professional musical theater companies.
She is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.
Ms. Quinn is serving a third term on the WNED Board of Trustees, and is a member of the Western New York Public Broadcasting Association Radio and Digital Audio Advisory Board (www.WNED.org). In the past, she has served as secretary, a member of the Board’s Executive Committee, Chair of the Planned Giving Committee, the Program Impact Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee.
She also serves on the Board of Directors of Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. (ASI), a nonprofit umbrella organization that integrates the purposes and good work of the Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance, Advancing Arts and Culture Buffalo-Niagara, and Arts Partners for Learning, provides services to artists, and management of the New York State Council of the Arts decentralization grants. (www.ASIWNY.org). She has been Chair-Person for the Big Easy concert series (www.ASIWNY.org/programs/Big-Easy-in-Buffalo) and serves on the Steering Committee of Give For Greatness, a program of Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, a 501(c)3 corporation who's mission is to raise funds to assist in the operational support of arts and cultural organizations in WNY and to advocate programs that promote the arts and encourage collaboration among the region's arts and cultural organizations, businesses, and community leaders. (www.GiveForGreatness.org).
She attended Indiana University in Bloomington and the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she studied piano performance and voice. She is also a graduate of Brooklyn Law School.