Women's Initiative

Murphy & McGonigle is committed to supporting its women attorneys by building and maintaining a culture of equality and support. The purpose of Murphy & McGonigle's Women's Initiative is to attract, retain, and champion top-flight female legal talent. The Women's Initiative hosts, sponsors, and participates in several efforts that advance the development of women in law.

  • Sharon O’Shaughnessy, a member of the White Collar Defense Investigations & Compliance Counseling Practice, has been selected to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2021 Fellows Program.

  • Elizabeth Lan Davis attorney profile image

    Elizabeth Lan Davis, a shareholder in Murphy & McGonigle’s Washington, DC office, has been selected to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2020 Fellows Program. The program recognizes attorneys with distinguished leadership capacity from diverse  backgrounds. LCLD is comprised of over 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who serve as mentors and leaders dedicated to fostering diversity.

  • Sharon A. O'Shaughnessy attorney profile image Elizabeth M. Del Cid attorney profile image

    Two Murphy & McGonigle lawyers have been recognized in the Super Lawyers Metro New York rankings as “Rising Stars” for the third consecutive year. Elizabeth Del Cid has earned that honor in Securities Litigation, while Sharon O’Shaughnessy was listed as top-rated in the Criminal Defense: White Collar category.

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    A team of Murphy & McGonigle lawyers attended the 2019 Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (MCCA) Annual Pathways to Diversity Conference, held Oct. 14-16 at the New York Hilton.

  • Shareholders Katherine Cooper and Elizabeth Davis will be the featured speakers in a webinar conducted by FIA entitled, “CFTC Jurisdiction over Fraud in the Cash Markets: Are there any limits?” The webinar will take place on Thurs., Oct. 10 from 10 am – 11 am EST.

  • Michelle N. Bradford attorney profile image

    Michelle Bradford, a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance Counseling Practice, will receive a 2019 Leadership in Law Award from The Daily Record, a news source and publication that covers Maryland legal and business.

  • Katherine M. McGrail attorney profile image Alexandra J. Marinzel attorney profile image

    Murphy & McGonigle, the financial services and regulatory law firm, announced today the promotion of several of its lawyers.

  • Joseph P. Facciponti attorney profile image Katherine M. McGrail attorney profile image

    White Collar defense and investigative lawyers Joseph Facciponti and Katherine McGrail will lead a CLE Webinar Program sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers on “Conducting Internal Investigations in the #MeToo Era.” The CLE program will take place on Tues., Oct. 16 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. To register, please click on the link: https://www.nawl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1511

  • Murphy & McGonigle’s Women’s Initiative will serve as a sponsor of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Women’s Leadership Forum on Thurs., Oct. 25 in New York City. The focus of this Women’s Leadership Forum is to address ways to enhance positive culture within the financial services industry.

  • Elizabeth M. Del Cid attorney profile image Sharon A. O'Shaughnessy attorney profile image

    For the second consecutive year, two lawyers from financial services and regulatory law firm Murphy & McGonigle, Sharon O’Shaughnessy and Elizabeth Del Cid, have been recognized as “Rising Stars” in the New York Metro region by Super Lawyers.

Involved in the Community

Throughout the year, members of the Women's Initiative are actively involved with organizations and events that value the participation of female professionals.

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