Brian Matthew Walsh

Brian Matthew Walsh: Attorney with Murphy & McGonigle
  • Partner at Murphy & McGonigle
  • 1001 G Street NW, Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20001
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Brian Walsh represents clients in regulatory inquiries, investigations, and litigation involving the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), National Futures Association (NFA), and other regulatory agencies. Brian also provides guidance to broker dealers, investment advisers, commodity pool operators, introducing brokers, and commodity trading advisors in connection with regulatory compliance matters.

Prior to joining Murphy & McGonigle, Brian was an attorney at the CFTC, first serving as an advisor to the CFTC's Director of Enforcement, followed by three years as a line enforcement attorney. From his time in government as well as in private practice, Brian has developed broad experience in CFTC compliance and enforcement matters, including those involving trade practice violations, market manipulation, fraud, margin requirements, segregation of funds, and regulatory filing deficiencies, among others.

Professional AffiliationsCorporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Ba

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Broker-Dealer Advisory and Counseling
  • FinTech and Blockchain
  • Financial Services Advisory and Counseling
  • Trading and Markets Counseling
  • Regulatory Enforcement Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-661-7030  Phone
202-480-5921  Cell Phone
202-661-7044  Fax
University Attended:
University of Maryland, B.A., 2006
Law School Attended:
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2009
Year of First Admission:
Maryland; District of Columbia; United States District Court for the District of Columbia; United States District Court for the District of Maryland; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
American Bar Association (Member, Business Law; Litigation).
Special Agencies:
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Birth Information:
Ridgewood, New Jersey, March 30, 1984

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