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Heather E. Murray

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-3371
Fax: (917) 344-1389
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Heather Murray is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office. She advises and defends corporations, officers and directors, and individuals in connection with litigation, government investigations, and mediation and arbitration proceedings. She also provides counseling on governance matters at the board and senior executive level to companies and nonprofits.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Murray was a litigation associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where she gained substantive securities, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisition litigation experience and as a pro bono volunteer helped develop and launch the Women's Leadership Initiative's Housing Clinic. For her pro bono effort, she was awarded the Legal Aid Society's 2014 Award for Innovative Pro Bono Assistance.  Prior to law school, Ms. Murray covered two communities for a newspaper in Westchester.

Ms. Murray is a member of the Board of Directors of Forestdale, a child welfare agency that is helping to eliminate poverty through foster care, adoption and wrap-around services provided to Queens families in crisis.

Heather Murray is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office. She advises and defends corporations, officers and directors, and individuals in connection with litigation, government investigations, and mediation and arbitration proceedings. She also provides counseling on governance matters at the board and senior executive level to companies and nonprofits.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Murray was a litigation associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where she gained substantive securities, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisition litigation experience and as a pro bono volunteer helped develop and launch the Women's Leadership Initiative's Housing Clinic. For her pro bono effort, she was awarded the Legal Aid Society's 2014 Award for Innovative Pro Bono Assistance.  Prior to law school, Ms. Murray covered two communities for a newspaper in Westchester.

Ms. Murray is a member of the Board of Directors of Forestdale, a child welfare agency that is helping to eliminate poverty through foster care, adoption and wrap-around services provided to Queens families in crisis.

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School
    Managing Editor, Cornell International Law Journal
     
  • B.A., Duke University

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey