• The economic impact precipitated by COVID-19 is dealing a severe blow to the commercial real estate market. Will the COVID-19 fallout result in a wave of CMBS litigation?

  • Criminal Investigations, Crypto Exchange Accounts, and the Expectation of Privacy
    by: Daniel S. Alter | The WLF Legal Pulse | (07/21/2020)

    In his analysis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s recent ruling, U.S. v. Gratkowski, Daniel Alter of our FinTech & Blockchain Practice questions the Court’s assertions that users of blockchain technology sacrifice their privacy in a similar manner to those utilizing traditional bank accounts.

    The article, “Criminal Investigations, Crypto Exchange Accounts, and the Expectation of Privacy,” appears in the current edition of The WLF Legal Pulse, the publication of The Washington Legal Foundation.

    Mr. Alter, who previously served as General Counsel of the New York State Department of Financial Services, concludes, “It therefore bears resembling that, in law, superficial analogies to the past can take you only just so far in governing the future.”

  • Financial services law firm Murphy & McGonigle, which recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, announced today that it has opened a new office in San Francisco, CA.

  • Murphy & McGonigle is very pleased to mark our 10 Year Anniversary as a firm this month.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday its denial of a petition for a writ of certiorari in Atlantic Trading USA LLC v. BP PLC, which sought the court's review of a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision that limited the extraterritorial reach of the Commodity Exchange Act.

  • Murphy & McGonigle has once again received both noteworthy firm and multiple lawyers’ recognition in the new edition of Chambers USA, which was recently published.