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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Securities & Investment Fraud: 40%
    17 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    20 years, 130 cases
  3. White Collar Crime: 20%
    17 years

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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 200305/25/2015
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