Murphy Desmond S.C.: Ghayyad and Hendrickson named shareholders

Madison, WI –   Attorneys Maryam Ghayyad and Gini Hendrickson have been named shareholders with the law firm of Murphy Desmond S.C., effective January 1, 2019.

Ghayyad practices immigration and nationality law, including family-based, individual and employment immigration. She also represents clients in divorce and family law. Ghayyad, who is fluent in Spanish and English, is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). In 2018, she received an “Up and Coming Lawyer” award by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Ghayyad earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her undergraduate degree from UW-Madison.

Hendrickson’s legal practice emphaministration, and business succession planning. Hendrickson, who chairs Murphy Desmond’s Estate Planning and Probate practice group, was awarded a “Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation” in 2018. She earned her law degree from Pace University and her undergraduate degree from UW-Oshkosh.

Founded in 1931, Murphy Desmond employs nearly 40 attorneys in a wide range of practice areas for businesses and individuals. The firm has offices in Madison, Janesville and Appleton. Visit for more information.sizes business law, estate planning, tax law for businesses and individuals, real estate, probate and trust ad