Lawyer of the Year and Nine Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 20, 2020 (New York, NY)

In its 10th anniversary year, Murphy & McGonigle has earned a ‘Lawyer of the Year’ honor in one of its key practices – Securities Regulation, along with nine individual honorees and two lawyers on the ‘Ones to Watch’ list in the Best Lawyers in America 2021 Edition, announced today.

In addition to being named a Best Lawyer in America for the 15th time, Thomas J. McGonigle, Co-Founder of the firm and Managing Partner of the Washington, DC office, has been named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ – Securities Regulation, Washington, DC. Last year, Chairman and Co-Founder James Murphy was named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ – Securities Regulation, Richmond, VA by Best Lawyers.

Murphy & McGonigle’s Securities Regulation Practice is widely recognized with 18 former SEC lawyers, four from the CFTC, as well as former FINRA lawyers.

Daniel Payne and Katherine McGrail were each named to the ‘Ones to Watch’ list by Best Lawyers, both recognized in multiple practices.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

The full list of Best Lawyers in America honorees from Murphy & McGonigle for 2021 is below:

Murphy & McGonigle – Best Lawyers in America 2021

Richmond, VA
    
James A. Murphy (2010)
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Corporate Law
Securities Regulation
    
New York, NY
    
Paul A. Merolla (2010)
Banking and Finance Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
    
Stephen J. Crimmins (2007)
Litigation - Securities
Securities Regulation
    
Washington, DC

Thomas A. Ferrigno (2009)
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
    
Joseph I. Goldstein (2007)
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Litigation - Securities
Securities Regulation
    
Lionel André (2021)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    
Christian R. Bartholomew (2011)
Litigation - Securities
Securities Regulation
    
Thomas J. McGonigle (2007)
Litigation - Securities
Securities Regulation
    
Howard L. Kramer (2017)
Securities Regulation

"Lawyer of the Year”

Washington, D.C.
Thomas J. McGonigle - Securities Regulation
    
Ones to Watch

Richmond, VA
Daniel M. Payne (2021)

Commercial Litigation
Financial Services Regulation Law
Securities Regulation
    
Katherine McGrail (2021)
Litigation - Securities
Securities Regulation