JaneAnne Murray

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Murray Law LLC
 | 310 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-503-8180
Fax: 866-259-7819
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2019
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

A former trial lawyer with the Federal Defender’s Office of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, JaneAnne Murray of Murray Law LLC now defends those who have been charged with a crime in Minnesota. Along with criminal defense, she also handles government enforcement proceedings, corporate investigations, civil litigation, disciplinary proceedings, whistleblower cases, appeals and trials.

Ms. Murray is a native of Ireland and attended the University College Cork, where she earned a Bachelor of Civil Law in 1989 with first class honors. In England, she then attended the University of Cambridge, where she again earned first class honors and graduated in 1990 with a Master of Laws. Passionate about education, she was an adjunct professor for St. Francis College and Brooklyn Law School early in her career. Currently she teaches at the University of Minnesota Law School as a practitioner in residence.

With extensive experience in sensitive and complex matters, Ms. Murray has handled legal issues related to bank fraud, insurance fraud, securities fraud, insider trading, tax offenses, RICO violations, money laundering, embezzlement, computer and internet-related crimes, bribery, terrorism and obstruction of justice. She has represented targets, witnesses and whistleblowers before the Department of Justice, the United States Congress, the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the New York Attorney General’s Office.

Actively involved in many professional organizations, Ms. Murray is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New York City Bar Association Criminal Law Committee and the New York State Defenders Association. She is also a former member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

 
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Criminal Defense: White Collar (100%)

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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2019

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About JaneAnne Murray

Admitted: 2013, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://mlawllc.com/profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Awarded at annual meeting, San Francisco, August 2017, Pro Bono Service Award, NACDL, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel, Southern District of New York, 2006-2011
  • Member, New York State Defenders Association
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel, Eastern District of New York, 2004-2010
  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, New York City Bar, 2005-2010
  • Member, Board of Directors, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, March 2009-2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel, District of Minnesota, 2013
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York
  • Member of the NACDL Board of Directors; Member of the NACDL Taskforce on the Trial Penalty; Member of the Advisory Attorney Group of the State Clemency Project of NACDL/FAMM; Member of Steering Committee of Clemency Project 2014 (consortium of ABA, NACDL, ACLU, FAMM and Federal Defenders to recruit and train lawyers to represent inmates in Obama Administration's clemency initiative) Co-Chair of the NACDL Sentencing Committee Member of ABA Task Force to Reform the Economic Fraud Guideline

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ran Clemency Project at the University of Minnesota Law School in which students represented federal inmates in President Obama's clemency initiative for non-violent offenders; drafted 35 petitions with students; visited approximately 18 clients in Minnesota's federal prisons; obtained clemency for 14 and compassionate release for a 15th, and in 2016, a reduction from life to 30 years for a 16th in separate litigation. Efforts for other clients who did not receive clemency continue. This was by far the biggest clemency project in any law school in the U.S. with pre-graduation students working for credit or pro bono., 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Organizer and presenter of IABANY’s Bloomsday Celebration, June 16, 2009, featuring the John Quinn Memorial Address, delivered by Susan Buckley, Esq., introduced by Floyd Abrams, Esq.
  • Program Chair, “Lawyers in the Dock: When Does Good Lawyering Become Criminal Conduct,” CLE Program at the New York City Bar, February 16, 2006
  • Program Co-Chair, “Healthcare in New York’s Federal Prisons,” Roundtable Discussion at the New York City Bar, June 26, 2008, moderated by the Hon. Jed S. Rakoff
  • Organizer and presenter of IABANY’s Bloomsday Celebration, June 16, 2010, featuring the John Quinn Memorial Address, delivered by the Hon. John Gleeson, introduced by the Hon. Reena Raggi
  • Panelist, “Federal Sentencing: A Revolution Without Results? Examining the Present to Shape the Future,” CLE Program at the New York City Bar, October 22, 2009, moderated by the Hon. John Gleeson
  • Presenter, NYSACDL “Cross to Kill” workshop on cross-examination strategies, April 23, 2010
  • Program Chair, “Lawyers in the Dock: When and How Should Lawyers Be Prosecuted for Acts of Advocacy?” CLE Program at the New York City Bar, April 29, 2010, moderated by the Hon. Carol B. Amon.
  • Program Co-Chair, “The Rule of Law in the Age of Terror,” CLE Program at Fordham Law School, in association with IABANY, May 27, 2010, moderated by the Hon. Brian M. Cogan
  • Presenter, Effective Sentencing Advocacy, Federal Criminal Practice Program, NYSACDL, March 6, 2013 (New York City)
  • Panelist, “Federal Sentencing Update 2010,” CLE Program at the New York City Bar, September 16, 2010, moderated by the Hon. John Gleeson
  • Organizer and presenter of IABANY’s Bloomsday Celebration, June 16, 2011, featuring the John Quinn Memorial Address, delivered by Dean Kathleen Sullivan, and a re-enactment of the oral argument in U.S.A. v. One Book Called Ulysses (co-written by JaneAnne Murray) and featuring the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch, United States Circuit Judge, the Hon. Charles J. Hynes, Brooklyn D.A., and New Yorker General Counsel Lynn Oberlander
  • Presenter, New Fourth Amendment Issues in Searches of Electronic Media, CLE Program at New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, January 26, 2012, moderated by the Hon. Barry Kamins
  • Organizer and presenter of IABANY’s Bloomsday Celebration, June 16, 2012, featuring the John Quinn Memorial Address, delivered by Irish Supreme Court Justice Adrian Hardiman, and a re-enactment of the trial of Joyce’s U.S. publishers in 1921 (co-written by JaneAnne Murray)
  • Presenter, Effective Cross-Examination, Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense Training, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Office of Defender Services Training Branch, May 2012 (Minneapolis)
  • Panelist, Barriers to People with Disabilities in the Courtroom, at Human Rights Symposium, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, December 3, 2012 (Minneapolis)
  • A Perfect Prosecution: The People of the State of New York Versus Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Criminal Law and Philosophy: Volume 8, Issue 2, 2014
  • Presenter, IHL and the Torture Memos, November, 3, 2013, International Humanitarian Law Workshop, University of Minnesota.
  • Presenter, Defending Terrorism Cases, November 6, 2013, University of Minnesota
  • Presenter, Sentencing, What Works and What Doesn’t, FBA/ABA/NACDL Federal Sentencing Conference, June 12, 2014 (St. Petersburg, Florida)
  • Organizer, IABANY Fifth Annual Bloomsday Celebration with keynote speaker, Hon. Gerard E. Lynch, June 16, 2014 (New York City)
  • Book Review: “Mercy on Trial: What It Means to Stop an Execution,” New York Law Journal, December 14, 2005
  • “Proffer at Your Peril,” White Collar Crime Reporter, August 2005
  • Program Co-Chair, “Healthcare in New York’s Federal Prisons,” Roundtable Discussion, New York City Bar, June 26, 2008
  • “Easing Your Client’s Experience of Federal Prison,” New York Law Journal, December 7, 2006
  • Caveat Professor, Atticus, Spring 2010
  • Second Thoughts, Column in Atticus, Summer 2010 – Summer 2012
  • The Brady Battle, The Champion, May 2013
  • Program Chair, “Lawyers in the Dock: When Does Good Lawyering Become Criminal Conduct,” CLE Program, New York City Bar, February 16, 2006
  • Member, Board of Directors, Irish-American Bar Association, 2000-present
  • Teach criminal procedure and advanced criminal investigations to law students, Professor of Practice, University of Minnesota
  • Member, Board of Editors, White Collar Crime Reporter, 2007-2010
  • Practitioner in Residence, University of Minnesota Law School, Criminal Procedure, Corporate Investigations, Law and Terrorism, and Advanced Criminal Investigations, since 2011
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, 1995-96
  • Adjunct Professor in Legal Writing Program, Brooklyn Law School, 1996-97
  • Please see the summary of Murray's writings available here: https://www.law.umn.edu/profiles/janeanne-murray. 

Educational Background:

  • Masters in Law from University of Cambridge (England) with First Class Honors, 1989
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Office Location for JaneAnne Murray

310 Fourth Avenue South
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612-503-8180

Fax: 866-259-7819

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Last Updated: 3/22/2019

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