Andrew Melnick has joined law firm Murphy & McGonigle as a shareholder in the firm’s New York office.
Most recently, Melnick (pictured) served as chief litigation counsel at RCS Capital (now Aretec Group), where he oversaw all litigations, investigations and regulatory inquiries for the firm, which had interests in sponsors and managers of alternative investments, wholesale brokerage distribution, investment banking, transfer agent operations, and the Cetera Financial Group independent broker-dealer network of over 9,100 registered representatives.
Melnick also served as deputy general counsel, head of retail litigation at UBS Financial Services.
"Andy is an excellent lawyer who will make a great addition to our firm. He will further enhance the breadth and depth of capabilities representing and advising hedge funds, investment advisors, investment banks and asset managers in complex litigations and arbitrations, internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, employment matters, and compliance reviews," says James Murphy, chairman of Murphy & McGonigle.
"I'm truly excited to join the exceptionally talented group of lawyers at Murphy & McGonigle. The firm has an unparalleled and singular commitment to deliver sophisticated world class services to a wide range of clients," says Melnick.