Celina Murphy Holmes

Celina Holmes-Murphy

Celina Holmes-Murphy
Silicon Valley
+1 650 752 3103

Celina Holmes-Murphy is a department attorney in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Investment Funds practice. She joined Goodwin in 2019.

Areas of Practice

Professional Activities

Ms. Holmes-Murphy is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Alameda County Bar Association, and the San Mateo County Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Holmes-Murphy was an associate at Laughlin Legal, PC in Foster City, California, where she represented clients in complex family law matters.

While attending law school, Ms. Holmes-Murphy was a legal intern at a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans apply for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and military discharge upgrades.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Holmes-Murphy worked as a paralegal at Covington and Burling LLP in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.




Golden Gate University School of Law

(Dean's List 2014-2016)


Santa Clara University

Certificate of Paralegal2010

San Francisco State University

ABA-Approved Paralegal Studies Certificate Program (graduate cum laude)



  • California

Recognition & Awards

In 2016, Ms. Holmes-Murphy received the Dean’s Award for Scholarship and Leadership for her contribution as an active and engaged member of the Golden Gate University School of Law community.