Ms. McPhaul received her J.D. from Pace Law School in 2012, cum laude, where she was a senior member of Pace Law Review. She wrote her student comment on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, focusing on the Volcker Rule.  

During law school, Ms. McPhaul had internships at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Office of the New York State Attorney General.  After graduating law school, Ms. McPhaul worked on white collar criminal cases as an intern at the Connecticut Chief State’s Attorney’s Office and served as an assistant clerk on the Complex Litigation Docket at Hartford Superior Court.

Ms. McPhaul worked at Deloitte Consulting for six years after receiving her bachelor’s degree in mathematics-actuarial science from the University of Connecticut in 2001.

Ms. McPhaul contributed to the NAPPA white paper “Post-Morrison: The Global Journey Towards Asset Recovery,” June 2016.

Ms. McPhaul is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.