NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Murphy & McGonigle, P.C. announced today that Lionel André has joined the firm as a shareholder in its Washington, D.C. office. Mr. André's arrival continues the strong trend of top litigation and regulatory talent joining the financial services law firm that was founded in 2010.
"Lionel will leverage his knowledge and experience from nearly three decades of prosecuting SEC Enforcement matters and DOJ criminal matters to address our clients' most sensitive legal matters and to protect their interests. He is a highly experienced litigator addressing investigation and white collar issues. Lionel brings significant work experience of over 13 years of SEC investigation and litigation experience and over 16 years of DOJ criminal trial experience to our firm," said James Murphy, Chairman of Murphy & McGonigle.
Most recently, Mr. André served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. At the U.S. Attorney's Office, he served as Senior Litigation Counsel and Health Care Fraud Coordinator in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section. Prior to that, Mr. André spent time at the United States Securities & Exchange Commission as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel, Senior Counsel, and Staff Attorney, Division of Enforcement.
"I am honored and privileged to have been admitted as a partner in a premier firm with such an impressive group of prominent lawyers. Based on the firm's reputation, business model and commitment to excellence, I knew Murphy & McGonigle was a perfect fit for me. I'm happy that I made the move," says André.
About Murphy & McGonigle
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.
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.
For more information about the firm, please visit www.mmlawus.com.
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