Murphy & McGonigle serves the litigation, enforcement defense, and regulatory counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds, to national and international securities markets and exchanges. Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions in the SEC, US Department of Justice, FINRA, CFTC, and the New York State Department of Financial Services, and several served in senior executive positions in major financial institutions on Wall Street.
Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm and has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm's attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Counseling clients from what was initially a local context quickly expanded to regional, then national levels, and now spans a global economic environment. Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology.
Meghan Carey focuses her practice on providing regulatory and compliance advice to financial institutions, particularly investment advisers, sponsors of private investment funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and broker-dealers.
Prior to joining Murphy & McGonigle, Ms. Carey was a vice president and senior compliance officer at a large private equity firm. There she counseled the firm’s sponsors and advisers to energy and infrastructure private funds, including co-investment vehicles, separately managed accounts, and closed-end funds on formation, structuring, organization, and regulatory and compliance issues. She also provided advice regarding substantive regulations of the federal securities laws including advertising, custody of client and investor funds, valuation, allocation of fees and expenses, insider trading, cybersecurity, and AIFMD disclosure requirements.
Tim Foley is a counsel at Alston & Bird and based in Washington D.C. Tim advises bulge-bracket investment banks and other top-tier financial institutions, particularly U.S.-registered broker-dealers, in regulatory compliance and enforcement matters involving the SEC, FINRA, self-regulatory (SRO) agencies and state and foreign regulatory agencies. Tim has extensive knowledge of trading operations and sales practices of institutional and retail broker-dealers.