I coach lawyers, leaders and legal organizations to build fulfilling and thriving careers, practices & businesses.

20 years of experience as a former senior legal officer at Fortune 50 firm
Certified coach with deep expertise in developing careers, business & talent
Champion of Women and Diversity
Sheila Murphy
Founder of Focus Forward Consulting

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Sheila is wonderful to work with and has helped me advance my legal career.

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With Sheila's insights and experience, she has helped me craft a step by step process for achieving these goals that seemed overwhelming...

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NYC Law Firm

With her deep experience in a large complex corporate environment...l feel extremely fortunate to have Sheila on our side.

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New York Women Owned Law Firm
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