Bates News,Industry News - 01-18-19
Bates Group Welcomes New Expert and Consultant Sheila Murphy
Bates is proud to welcome Sheila Murphy as a new Expert and Consultant. Ms. Murphy brings over 30 years of legal, insurance, regulatory and retail litigation experience. Prior to joining Bates, Ms. Murphy served MetLife in various legal roles. Most recently, as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Ms. Murphy led the Regulatory and Retail Litigation Unit, which provided strategic advice on litigation and regulatory matters for MetLife's U.S. insurance and financial products businesses.
Her team counseled on broker-dealer, compliance and public policy issues as well as advised on litigation and regulatory matters. Additionally, she headed multi-disciplined task forces on issues relating to risk mitigation; developed and implemented recommendations to enhance compliance policies, procedures, and metrics in tandem with key stakeholders.
During her time at MetLife, Ms. Murphy made contributions in a variety of positions, including as a member of the Legal Affairs Technology Committee and on the Advisory Board to MetLife’s Women’s Business Network and U.S. Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion. Ms. Murphy has received numerous industry awards throughout her career and has been a speaker and panelist for various continuing education and industry-related symposia.