Mr. Malanaphy is a former Manhattan prosecutor whose practice has been devoted to zealous criminal defense for over a decade. After leaving the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in 2001, Mr. Malanaphy accepted an appointment as Administrative Law Judge with the New York City Department of Finance.  After serving for two years Mr. Malanaphy was granted a Federal Judicial Clerkship with the United States Court of International Trade.  The judge he worked with, the Honorable Justice Evan J. Wallach, now sits on United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Malanaphy returned to criminal practice in 2005 and has since handled a broad spectrum of cases ranging from domestic violence and attempted murder to financial crimes and drug related offenses.  He has defended hundreds of clients from pre-arrest mitigation through to jury verdict and appeal.


Brooklyn College - 1988

Harvard University - 1994

Boston University Law - 1998

    Columbia University School of Law                                                                        New York, NY
                   Visiting Law Student, Academic year 1997-1998
    Boston University School of Law                                                                           Boston, MA
                    Juris Doctor, May 1998.
    Harvard University                                                                                                 Cambridge, MA
                    Master of Arts, Psychology,  June 1994.
    Brooklyn College                                                                                                    Brooklyn, NY
                    Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Philosophy, June 1989.                         
    Harvard University                                                                                                 Cambridge, MA
                    Visiting Undergraduate, Spring 1988, Fall 1988.
    United States Court of International Trade, Judge Evan J. Wallach                        New York, NY
                    Judicial Law Clerk, September 2003 - September 2005
    New York City Department of Finance                                                                      New York, NY
                   Administrative Law Judge, June 2002- September 2003
     New York County District Attorney’s Office                                                            New York, NY
                   Assistant District Attorney, September 1998- September 2001
    Queens County District Attorney's Office                                                                 Kew Gardens, NY
                   Law Intern, Criminal Court, Summer 1997
    Supreme Court of the State of New York                                                                   Brooklyn, NY
                    Law Intern, Honorable Francis X. Egitto., Summer 1996.   
    New York City Board of Education, Public School No.9                                             Brooklyn, NY
                    Second Grade Teacher, Spring semester 1995.
                    Fifth Grade Teacher, Academic years 1989-1992.