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Education & Experience

Mary Hickey focuses her practice on workers’ compensation defense. She earned her B.A. from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  She then earned her J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. She was admitted to the D.C. Bar. During law school, she was on the Dean’s List and was the President of the Immigration and Refugee Interest Society for which she earned the Dean’s Award. She interned at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Ethics and Attorney Discipline Unit, and completed several internships at a law firm focusing on federal litigation where she returned as a summer associate. After graduating law school, she returned to private practice as a federal litigator specializing in defensive immigration litigation and appeals.

At Eller Tonnsen Bach, Mary continues to serve in defending workers’ compensation claims for employers and carriers throughout North and South Carolina.

Mary is a D.C. area native who is new to North Carolina and enjoys exploring the area. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing tennis, and boating on Lake Wylie.