Skip to main content

About me

Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 40%
    18 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    21 years, 130 cases
  3. White Collar Crime: 20%
    18 years

Attorney endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

Contact info

Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.

Suite 410 West
555 13th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, 20004-1114

555 13th St Nw Ste 410
Washington, DC, 20004



DCActive 200311/29/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199510/09/2009
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence for the Future AwardCenter for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMurphy & McGonigle, P.C.2010 - Present
PartnerLeClair Ryan, P.C.2008 - 2010
PartnerMayer Brown LLP2005 - 2008
CounselCrowell & Moring2003 - 2005
Senior CounselU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission1999 - 2003
AssociateLeClair Ryan, P.C.1998 - 1999
Judge AdvocateU.S. Marine Corps1995 - 1998
Infantry OfficerU.S. Marine Corps1988 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law SectionMember2003 - Present
Securities Industry and Financial Markets AssociationMember2003 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationExperts in Securities Litigation, in Litigators on Experts ch. 10 (Wendy Gerwick Couture & Allyson W. Haynes eds., 2010) (co-authored with David S. Karp)2010
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Cross-Border Regulation of the Financial Markets in Securities Investigations ch. 17 (Richard J. Morvillo ed., 2008)2008
Securities Regulation & Law ReportUK Financial Services Authority Provides Superior Due Process To Prospective Respondents When Compared With SEC Process (co-authored with Joseph Goldstein)2006
Annual Review of Banking and Financial LawBreaking the Circle: The Problem of Independent Directors Policing Public Company Financial Disclosure Under the SEC's New Rules Governing Public Company Audit Committees2004
University of Richmond Law ReviewFault: A Viable Means of Re-Injecting Responsibility in Marital Relations1996
Family Law QuarterlyMarriage and Divorce Regulation and Recognition: Tunisia and Islamic Countries (co-authored with Leila Sayeh)1995
Texas International Law JournalIslam and the Treatment of Women: An Incomplete Understanding of Gradualism (co-authored with Leila Sayeh)1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterSecurities and Financial RegulationLL.M - Master of Laws2003
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
United States Naval AcademyEnglishBS - Bachelor of Science1988