Republican National Lawyers Association | (RNLA)
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Mr. John M. Murtagh

Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP
Regular Member
11 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor
WHite Plains, NY 10606

Phone: 914-288-9595

Law School: Fordham (1986)

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John Murtagh is a partner in the White Plains, NY law firm Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP.
A graduate of Fordham College (BA ’82) and Fordham Law School (JD ’86), John has practiced at the intersection of law and government in Westchester County for over twenty-five years.
For eight years John served as a City Councilman in Yonkers, New York State’s fourth largest city. During his tenure, John chaired the Council’s Economic Development and, for two years, served as the Council Minority Leader. As a first term Councilman John authored what the New York Times called New York State’s “toughest” government ethics code. A 2008 candidate for the New York State Senate, in 2011 John was the Republican candidate for Mayor in Yonkers.
John is a Board member of the Beczak Environmental Center and the Westchester-Putnam Boy Scouts of America. John was formerly an Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at Fordham University and has been a guest commentator on the Sean Hannity Show, The Greta Van Sustren Show, National Public Radio and numerous local and national television and radio programs. John has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Journal News and City Journal. John is also the host of “The John Murtagh Show,” a talk program covering local, state and national issues on WVOX 1460AM.

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