Mr. Hickey focuses his practice on representing public sector labor unions in matters involving members’ terms and conditions of employment, including disciplinary arbitrations, contract grievance arbitrations, improper employer practices before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, administrative hearings before the New York State Justice Center and the New York State Division of Human Rights, as well as related litigation matters in New York State and federal courts.
Prior to joining Lippes Mathias, Mr. Hickey spent over a decade of his career in state government working in the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) and the Office of the New York State Attorney General, defending myriad litigation matters, including class actions, against New York State. Before that, Mr. Hickey spent a dozen years working in the private sector handling transactional matters as well as commercial, employment, and general civil litigation.

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of 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

  • Albany Law School, Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1998
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, 1994

Representative Matters
  • Hasbrouck v. BankAmerica, 187 F.R.D. 453 (N.D.N.Y. 1999) 
  • N.Y. Tel. Co. v. Don Siegel Constr. Co., 1 A.D.3d 329 (2d Dept. 2003) 
  • N.Y. Tel. Co. v. Harrison & Burrowes, 3 A.D.3d 606 (3rd Dept. 2004) 
  • Haddadnia v. Seville, 29 A.D.3d 1211 (3rd Dept. 2006) 
  • McCulley v. Sandwick, 43 A.D.3d 624 (3rd Dept. 2007) 
  • In re Estate of Muriel Nealon, 57 A.D.3d 1325 (3rd Dept. 2008) 
  • Shon v. State of New York, 75 A.D. 3d 1035 (3rd Dept. 2010) 
  • Massena v. Bronstein, 2012 WL 1355537 (N.D.N.Y. 2012) 
  • Harris v. DOCCS, 2014 WL 2532468 (N.D.N.Y. 2014)
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