Jack W. Murphy provides legal advice to registered mutual funds, closed-end funds and investment advisers in connection with all aspects of their operations. Formerly a member of the firm’s policy committee, he came to Dechert from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he served as Associate Director and Chief Counsel of the Division of Investment Management from 1994 until 1997.
In this role, he supervised the office primarily responsible for interpreting and establishing the Division’s positions under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Mr. Murphy began his career with the Division of Investment Management in 1985. He left the SEC in 1988 for private practice in New York City, after which he served for a three-year period beginning in 1991 as associate general counsel of PaineWebber/Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management, Inc. in New York.
- Boston College Law School, J.D., 1983
- University at Albany, State University of New York, B.A., 1980
- District of Columbia
- New York
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