Murphy & McGonigle, founded in 2010, was created based on an innovative law firm model that rigorously controls overhead while providing its attorneys and clients with state-of-the-art technology and litigation support to ensure both world-class service and maximum cost-efficiency. In the years since the financial crisis, that model has become increasingly attractive for clients in the financial services industry which has driven the rapid growth of the law firm.
For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News & Best Lawyers selected Murphy & McGonigle as a National Tier One Law Firm. This year, we were honored in Securities Regulation, Litigation – Securities, and Corporate Law. Only 25 firms received National Tier One recognition in all three areas with Murphy & McGonigle as the youngest and smallest firm among those 25 listed, by far.
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 at the U.S. Department of Justice, SEC, FINRA, and CFTC and several served in senior executive positions in major financial institutions on Wall Street. Murphy & McGonigle operates out of offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia.
HenryBaysan is recognized for their significant experience in all aspects of corporate criminal defense and enforcement-related litigation, including internal investigations, client representation in grand jury investigations, management of parallel criminal and civil proceedings, extraditions and counseling on foreign criminal investigations and advice on voluntary disclosure and compliance issues. They leverage the knowledge and abilities from experienced litigators to develop comprehensive strategies that address all of the legal and factual defenses, as well as the public, media and other collateral consequences, of a case.
HB represents a wide variety of U.S. and international clients on regulatory, civil and criminal matters involving U.S. and European anti-money laundering (AML), FCPA and economic sanctions laws, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and other federal and state regulators. In particular, our proposed team advises multinational companies from all industries, their boards and senior officers, foreign issuers and individuals in all aspects of criminal and complex commercial litigation.
HB’s global resources enable their attorneys to anticipate and respond to parallel investigations and proceedings routinely pursued by federal and state criminal and civil enforcement authorities. The firm defends companies and individuals against allegations in various business contexts and at every stage of the enforcement process, including federal and state grand jury investigations, trials and appeals. We handle investigations and civil and administrative proceedings brought by regulatory bodies such as the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, FINRA, FTC, OFAC, IRS, federal and state banking regulators and state law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. The firm also represents companies and individuals in connection with congressional investigations and inquiries.
Mr. Donnelly focuses his practice on the representation of public companies, broker/dealers, hedge funds and other investment advisers, banks and individuals in connection with agency and congressional investigations, internal investigations, regulatory and private civil litigation, arbitrations and compliance matters arising under securities, corporate and banking laws. Mr. Donnelly also has extensive experience in managing independent consultant engagements resulting from settlements of regulatory enforcement actions.
Mr. Donnelly was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in 2014 and 2015 in the field of Securities Litigation.
Bradley L. Henry is a partner of HB's Government Enforcement and White Collar Criminal Defense group and a managing member of the firm.
Mr. Henry, who founded the firm’s white collar practice, advises global financial institutions, multinational companies, boards, committees, directors, officers, executives and employees in criminal and regulatory investigations by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Department of the Treasury, FINRA and State Attorneys General. He has experience in matters involving securities and commodities regulation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, economic sanctions compliance, anti-money laundering,
Mr. Henry has served as lead counsel in a wide array of federal crimes including economic espionage, insider trading, cross-border investigations, RICO violations, computer fraud and abuse, and other high profile white collar crimes. Mr. Henry has successfully tried more than 15 federal criminal jury trials, and argued numerous appeals in the United States Circuit Courts around the country. Notably, more than 75% of clients Mr. Henry represents during investigation are never charged with crimes. Mr. Henry has served as lead counsel of record for a successful appeal before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Henry is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The Wall Street Journal has cited Mr. Henry in multiple white collar investigations. Mr. Henry is also recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as AV rated by his peers for his legal skill and ethical standards, and by SuperLawyers in white collar crime in the New York Metro and Mid-South regions.
Mr. Henry regularly teaches on white collar criminal defense. He has lectured on white collar crime, criminal appellate practice, and investigations and is a frequent speaker and writer on white collar crime issues.
Mr. Henry is a member and serves on several boards of the Federal Bar Council, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The New York City Bar and The Association of Federal Defense Attorneys. Bradley has also devoted significant time to the representation of low-income individuals in federal courts around the country including in the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of Tennessee, Middle District of Tennessee, The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals