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Thomas J. McGonigle
C: (202) 680-4941
1001 G Street, N.W.
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20001
T: (202) 661-7010
F: (202) 661-7059
1185 Avenue of the Americas
21st Floor
New York, NY 10036
T: (212) 880-3624
Practice Areas
  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982
  • B.S., Political Science, magna cum laude, University of Scranton, 1979
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Mr. McGonigle focuses his practice on securities and investment regulation. His clients include broker/dealers, investment advisers, public companies, banks and individuals. He has experience in matters involving equity, fixed income, and derivative trading; broker/dealer and investment adviser compliance system design and review; fiduciary investment issues; regulatory registration issues; transactional disclosure issues; regulatory enforcement and grand jury representation; and litigation in federal and state courts, administrative proceedings, disciplinary hearings and arbitrations.

Mr. McGonigle also counsels broker-dealers and investment advisors on AML issues and has defended a broker-dealer in an AML self-regulatory organization investigation.

In 2021, Mr. McGonigle was recognized by Best Lawyers in “The Best Lawyers in America” list for his work in Litigation – Securities and Securities Regulation. Best Lawyers also recognized him in 2020 and 2016 as “Lawyer of the Year” for Securities Regulation in the Washington, DC market. He also has been listed as a Washington DC Super Lawyer (2012-15).