Foley Hoag LLP partners Giselle Joffre and Marty Murphy were named to the Transition Committee for Massachusetts Attorney General-Elect Andrea J. Campbell, which will help Campbell transition to serve as the state's top law enforcement officer starting in January, 2023.
Campbell's Transition Committee will include a Hiring Committee and a 'Ready on Day One' Committee, composed of five sub-committee teams focused on the work of the following AGO bureaus: Health Care and Fair Competition Bureau, Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau, Government Bureau, Energy and Environment Bureau, and Criminal Bureau.
Within the sub-committees, Joffre will co-chair the Criminal Bureau team and Murphy will co-chair the Government Bureau team, which are responsible for preparing AG-Elect Campbell on key issues for when Campbell takes office. The Committee will prepare subject matter briefs on priority issues, engage with and listen to outside organizations, and assist with logistical needs relating to the transition of their relevant bureau, and brainstorm the future possibilities and north stars of each bureau.
Joffre is Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's White Collar Crime & Government Investigations practice. A former federal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, she focuses her practice on defending corporations and executives in criminal and civil government investigations, including grand jury matters. She also leads targeted internal investigations of sensitive, high-profile matters.
Murphy is the Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Litigation Department and is a seasoned courtroom advocate and negotiator who helps companies, universities and other non-profit institutions in complex civil litigation, criminal investigations and internal investigations. Murphy has tried more than 40 cases to completion before state and federal courts, briefed and argued appeals and successfully resolved dozens of hotly contested disputes outside the courtroom. He is a Past President of the Boston Bar Association.
Campbell celebrated a historic victory as the first Black woman elected Attorney General and the first woman of color and Black woman elected statewide in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.