Women’s Initiative of Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.
& 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.
Involved in the
year, members of the Women’s Initiative are actively involved with organizations
and events that value the participation of female professionals. The following are groups with which we have
Virginia Council on Women
Sponsor, 2016 STEM Scholarship Essay Contest (April 20, 2016)
Financial Women's Association (FWA)
FWA 60th Anniversary Gala, Women of the Year Awards at the Grand Hyatt New York
Industry And Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
2016 Annual Seminar”, Orlando, Florida, March 13-16, 2016
Managing Regulatory Exams and Avoiding Enforcement Actions” (panelist Hannah
Berkowitz), March 16, 2016
Activity: Build a Bike Charity” (participants Tina Hill and Kate McGrail),
March 14, 2016
Nightcap: Scotch, Cigars, Wine and Chocolate” hosted by Bates Group and Murphy
& McGonigle (participants Hannah Berkowitz, Elizabeth Del Cid, Tina Hill,
and Kate McGrail, March 13, 2016
Bar Association (IABA)
to FINRA Securities Arbitration” Luncheon Series with Executive Vice President
and Director of Dispute Resolution at FINRA Richard Berry (moderator Elizabeth
Del Cid and panelist Kate McGrail), New York, New York, February 5, 2016
Members of the Women's Initiative Pro bono/Volunteer Activities:
School in Harlem, New York
Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
National Bar Association (HNBA)
The Women's Initiative of Murphy & McGonigle's in the News:
Pro bono work for the New York City Bar Association's Legal Clinic for the Homeless, representing residents of homeless shelters on a variety of matters related to challenging denials of public benefits, including cash assistance, food stamps, public housing, and public housing subsidies.
Volunteers as an Attorney Mentor for Legal Outreach, a legal education non-profit that prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels.