Murphy & McGonigle Joined by Senior Attorney from the Financial Services Industry

Murphy & McGonigle Joined by Senior Attorney from the Financial Services Industry

6/11/2011

 

Hannah Berkowitz has joined Murphy & McGonigle, P.C. as a partner in its New York City office. This was announced today by the Firm, adding that Ms. Berkowitz brings with her a considerable experience in defending difficult securities and commercial litigation issues that usually affect broker-dealers and financial services firms.

James A. Murphy, the chairman of Murphy & McGonigle, said, “We are thrilled that Hannah has joined our Firm. Hannah brings a wealth of litigation knowledge and experience, and her joining us in New York solidifies our commitment to providing world-class service to our clients on Wall Street.”

In a statement, Paul A. Merolla, the managing partner of the Firm’s office in New York, said, “I have known Hannah through our many years serving the securities industry, and her addition gives us another knowledgeable and practical resource for our broker-dealer clients.  Adding Hannah to our New York team bolsters our already strong credentials in financial services litigation defense work.”

For the part of Berkowitz, she said that she is excited to be joining Murphy & McGonigle. “The Firm brings together an impressive array of attorneys with diverse backgrounds and extensive experience,” she said. I look forward to joining my new colleagues in providing outstanding value to our clients.”

She also said, “I found the Murphy & McGonigle platform to be an ideal fit for me at this critical time as the regulatory landscape changes in the financial services world and in-house counsel seek to forge more creative and flexible partnerships with outside counsel.”

 

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blakeh@wellsdrew.com