- Broker-Dealer Advisory & Counseling
- Investment Advisory
- Regulatory Enforcement Defense
- Securities Arbitration & ADR
- Securities & Complex Commercial Litigation
- J.D., Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2007
- B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
As a partner resident in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Christina (“Tina”) Hill counsels, advises, and defends broker-dealers, investment advisers, and other regulated entities in connection with various compliance, regulatory, and litigation matters involving state and federal securities laws, as well as SRO rules and regulations. Ms. Hill works closely with her clients’ compliance department, in-house counsel, and senior management to address “front-end” regulatory compliance and supervisory issues, including systems and procedures creation, implementation, and review; licensing and registration requirements; and regulatory disclosure items. As part of her regulatory practice, Ms. Hill advises and advocates for entities and individuals in connection with routine and sweep examinations and formal and informal regulatory investigations brought by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, various state securities regulators, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Ms. Hill’s securities litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice includes frequently representing financial services firms and professionals in connection with customer- and industry-related disputes.
Ms. Hill has been engaged in the securities industry for fifteen years, filling various roles in the area of securities litigation, enforcement, and regulation. Prior to becoming a practicing securities lawyer, and while obtaining her law degree, Ms. Hill worked with many of the current Murphy & McGonigle attorneys as the securities group’s only full-time paralegal, and also gained regulatory-side experience serving as a paralegal and an investigator for FINRA’s enforcement department. As a result of her experience, Ms. Hill is well-versed in a variety of different investment products and strategies, including stocks, mutual funds, annuities, corporate bonds, municipal bonds, structured products and options.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Ms. Hill is actively involved in organizing and supporting charitable giving efforts in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office, and has been a loyal advocate for Murphy & McGonigle’s Women’s Initiative, the firm’s most recent diversity and inclusion effort.