- Michael P. Murawski,
Michael P. Murawski,Executive Director
Michael P. Murawski was appointed Executive Director of the Commission on Ethics and Governmental Integrity in June 2021. As the very first Executive Director of the Ethics Commission, Mr. Murawski is responsible for establishing the framework for how the office operates including drafting the ethics code and any amendments thereto. He developed administrative policies and procedures, conducts ethics training for public officials, employees and lobbyists and runs the day to day operations of the office.
Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Mr. Murawski served as the “Advocate” for the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust for over twenty years. In that position, he created and oversaw the enforcement unit, prosecuted ethics complaints, and conducted investigations. He also delivered ethics training to elected officials, County employees and lobbyists and provided opinions and advice on the Ethics Code to County and Municipal officials and employees.
Born and raised in Queens, NY, Mr. Murawski graduated from St. John’s School of Law in 1987 and served as an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, Brooklyn, New York for five years. He 1992, he moved to Florida and served as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County until 1994. He was in private practice as a criminal defense attorney from 1994 to June 2000 when he joined the Miami-Dade Ethics Commission as their very first Advocate.
In addition to his law degree, Mr. Murawski has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University and has been a Certified Fraud Examiner since 2007. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida.