Catherine Murphy

Head of Litigation and Chief Operating Officer, Legal and Compliance

Catherine Murphy is Head of Litigation and Chief Operating Officer for Legal and Compliance.

Prior to joining Rockefeller, Catherine worked more than six years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and then as Chief of the Economic Crimes Unit. There, she supervised and prosecuted complex financial fraud cases, including securities, commodities, and investment fraud schemes, corporate and bank fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

Previously, she spent more than eight years in private law practice in Washington, DC, and New York City, specializing in securities regulatory enforcement and litigation matters and representing broker-dealers and other financial institutions.

Catherine completed her bachelor’s degree in communication at Boston University (magna cum laude) and received her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School.