- Our Attorneys
Murphy Cooke LLP is a boutique litigation law practice based in Silicon Valley and San Francisco with expertise in government investigations and complex litigation. Our attorneys have deep government experience. Patrick Murphy and Christopher Cooke have each served as a Senior Supervisory Attorney in the Enforcement Division of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s San Francisco Regional Office. The combined experience and skill of Murphy Cooke LLP provides unmatched small firm representation for individuals and companies facing the S.E.C. and other government regulatory investigations, independent internal investigations, and high-stakes white-collar and securities litigation.
Complementing Murphy Cooke LLP’s expertise in handling the gamut of regulatory, litigation and counseling issues under the federal securities laws, is the firm’s diverse and active docket of civil litigation, including shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits, and SA breach of contract actions and bankruptcy matters.
The mission of Murphy Cooke LLP is to provide our clients with superior legal representation along with the flexibility and partner-level dedication of a smaller practice. While MC lawyers spare no effort to achieve unparalleled legal results in each and every representation, we are as equally dedicated to working creatively and efficiently with our clients to provide a level of personal service, and pricing, not found in a larger firm setting.
To experience the Murphy Cooke LLP difference, contact us for a consultation.
For over two decades, Patrick T. Murphy has been involved in high-stakes securities law matters, both in private practice and through government service.
Christopher Cooke has worked on large, complex litigation and government investigations for more than thirty years, including insider trading trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and appeals. He founded the predecessor law firm to Murphy Cooke in 2004 with two other partners after leaving the SEC. His recent matters include litigation over crypto-currency offerings, SEC and state investigations concerning insider trading, accounting fraud, cryptocurrency offerings, and federal court litigation.