March 9, 2017

Lionel André, Former SEC and DOJ Attorney, Joins Murphy & McGonigle

Lionel André, a former attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the DOJ, has joined Murphy & McGonigle as a shareholder in its Washington, D.C. office.

André has nearly three decades of experience prosecuting SEC Enforcement matters and DOJ criminal matters. He was most recently Assistant United States Attorney in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section in the U.S. 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.

“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 and over 16 years of DOJ criminal trials to our firm,” said James Murphy, Chairman of Murphy & McGonigle.

André has also served at the SEC as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel, Senior Counsel, and Staff Attorney of the 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,” said André.