Patrick Murdoch Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Patrick Murdoch

Patrick Murdoch

Attorney at Law

Brooklyn
Licensed in
NY
McGill

"It was a pleasure to work with Patrick on updating our Terms of Service and Privacy..."

4.9 5
Clear Communication
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About
Prior to founding Murdoch Legal, Patrick received his legal training while working as an attorney at the offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP, a leading New York and international law firm. Patrick left Shearman in 2011 and transitioned from the world of “big law” to working hands on with startups and media companies operating in New York and abroad. In addition to New York, Patrick has used his transactional legal expertise to provide counsel to clients in the UK, Spain, Germany, Malaysia and Canada. Since establishing his own practice, Patrick’s clients have included tech startups, web-developers, new media companies, music publishers,… read more record labels and software companies.
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4.9
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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out of 30 reviews
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Great communication and response time also during Xmas period. Thanks!"


Posted on Jan 7, 2016
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"Patrick has fast turnaround time and takes great care to communicate the essence of legal decisions very understandably."

Zageno
Posted on Sep 25, 2015
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"Excellent job as always!"


Posted on May 21, 2015
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"Super job, took time to explain details. Very fast turnaround time."

Stock Issuance Package
Posted on Apr 23, 2015
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"Excellent communication & advice for European Startup!"

Delaware Corporation Services
Posted on Mar 30, 2015
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"Mr. Murdoch was attentive and communicative."

Review Startup Equity Package
Posted on Mar 23, 2015

Work History

Murdoch Legal

Founder and CEO

Jan 2014 - Present

Murdoch Legal is a boutique law firm dedicated to providing affordable and practical legal services to New York’s rising force of creative entrepreneurs. The firm specializes in the areas of law confronting small and emerging businesses on a day-to-day basis.

Jan 2014 - Present

FToNIK

Legal Counsel

Nov 2012 - Dec 2013

Contract drafting and negotiation, compliance, and general counsel

Nov 2012 - Dec 2013

Legify

Legal Advisor

Feb 2013 - Oct 2013

Legal compliance, legal networking, legal research, quality control and maintenance of legal templates, and product development

Feb 2013 - Oct 2013

Bombardier Transportation GmbH

Legal Counsel - Group Contracts & Legal Affairs

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012

Corporate affairs and M&A

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012

Shearman & Sterling

Associate

Sep 2007 - Jul 2011

M&A and litigation

Sep 2007 - Jul 2011

Canadian Department of International Trade

Legislative Assistant to the Minister of International Trade

Dec 2003 - Aug 2004

Delivered and prepared a daily oral briefing to the Minister on legislative, policy, and media
developments relating to the Canadian government’s policies on international trade.

Dec 2003 - Aug 2004
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