James Murphy 

FOUNDER OF Murphy & McGonigle

James Murphy is a co-founder and Chairman of the law firm Murphy & McGonigle, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C. The law firm was created to serve the regulatory and litigation needs of the financial services industry--both incumbents and disruptors. The firm has 11 partners who formerly served in senior roles at the SEC , as well as lawyers with previous service at the CFTC, FINRA, U.S. Department of Justice and the New York Department of Financial Services.
Today, much of the firm’s focus is on advising clients with respect to meeting the challenges and seizing the massive opportunities presented by distributed ledger technology. For example, the firm has recently advised on numerous ICOs as well as on derivative products, trading platforms and investment vehicles for cryptocurrencies. James has a deep interest in blockchain technology and is both a cryptocurrency miner and investor in cryptocurrencies and related infrastructure.