Meet The Team
Westport, CT Lawyers Serving Fairfield County and New York
Our Legal Professionals
Attorney and Managing Partner Joseph C. Maya has over two decades of experience in employment law. Mr. Maya started practicing in New York and handled employment contracts, as well as severance packages for many of America’s largest banks. His years of experience in employment law are unparalleled by anyone in the Westport area. If you have an employment law issue, Mr. Maya can assist you efficiently and effectively.
Attorney and Partner Susan M. Maya, can use the skills that got her named a Super Lawyer to plan out your estate. Ms. Maya knows that clients want peace of mind for the future, and that clients want to know their family is properly cared for. Let Ms. Maya plan your estate for the best tax treatment and most beneficial outcome for your heirs.
Attorney and PartnerH. Daniel Murphy knows that divorce is difficult. Divorce is difficult both legally and on a family level for many reasons. He strives to make divorce a little easier, through efficiency, excellent communication, and zealous representation. Attorney Murphy understands that divorce is about more than just one person, it involves a family. Mr. Murphy will work to get the best divorce settlement possible and to resolve your divorce in the shortest amount of time so you can get on with your life. Mr. Murphy has the divorce experience, know how, and skills to resolve your divorce, all you need to do is call.
Attorney William B. Westcott handles the bulk of serious criminal law issues for Maya Murphy, P.C.. Mr. Westcott has argued before the Supreme Court of Connecticut, the Federal District Courts of Connecticut, and many other tribunals. His in court experience makes him an extremely effective criminal trial lawyer in all criminal law issues. This experience has given him the knowledge and the hands on know how of how to navigate even the most delicate of criminal law issues. If you could end up in court, and you want experience on your side, Mr. Westcott is Maya Murphy, P.C.’s go to for criminal law.
Attorney Thomas W. Moyher handles an array of legal issues for Maya Murphy, P.C. including criminal, litigation, and estate matters. Mr. Moyher is licensed to practice in both New York and Connecticut. His large firm experience with multinational corporations makes him an extremely effective addition to the Maya Murphy, P.C. staff. This experience has given him the knowledge and skills to navigate even the most intricate legal issues.
Attorney Ephraim Jacob "EJ" Fink handles a variety of legal issues that come through the doors of Maya Murphy, P.C. with a focus on litigation and family law. Working in New York for more than a decade, Mr. Fink represented hundreds of corporations and individuals in various issues such as negligence disputes, contract claims, and insurance claims. Now Mr. Fink brings his large firm expertise to Maya Murphy, P.C. where he can use his skills to aid individuals from New York and throughout Fairfield County.
Attorney EvaMarie Franco brings an extensive background in litigation and counseling to Maya Murphy, P.C. EvaMarie Franco is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and is admitted to practice in both Connecticut and New York state courts. During law school Ms. Franco worked in Fordham’s Family Advocacy Clinic, where she handled both family law cases and special education matters. She initiated the Clinic’s first lawsuit in Federal Court and received a favorable decision, which was groundbreaking for both Fordham and law school clinics throughout the state. In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Franco studied prenuptial agreements and divorce litigation under Attorney Vikki Ziegler, star of Bravo’s Untying the Knot. Upon graduation, she was honored with the Archibald R. Murray Service Award summa cum laude in recognition for her dedication of over 1,500 hours of pro bono work during law school to victims of domestic violence and families in crisis.
Her daily responsibilities include managing and litigating all matrimonial/family matters, and bankruptcy filings. She also regularly handles will drafting, estate planning, contract drafting, contract litigation, and corporate formation and dissolution, among other areas.
Attorney Ashling M. Soares is a graduate of the University of Miami School of law, cum laude, and is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, and Florida. Ms. Soares earned her B.A. in Sociology from Boston College, where she interned at a private criminal defense law firm. During law school, Ms. Soares worked in the University of Miami’s Children and Youth Law Clinic, where she represented current and former foster care youth in dependence, health care, mental health, disability, independent living, education, immigration and other general civil legal matters. Ms. Soares also gained extensive litigation experience while interning at both the Miami Public Defender’s Office and the Broward Public Defender’s Office.
Office Staff: Our support staff includes Office Manager Joanne Desabia.