DANIEL F. MURPHY, JR. is the Managing Partner of the firm. He represents management exclusively in all aspects of labor relations, employment law, and related litigation in addition to counseling employers on a daily basis in a variety of industries on topical employment issues. He serves as chief spokesperson for management during labor negotiations. He litigates in state and federal courts throughout the country. He represents management before arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies on the state and federal level. He litigates cases before the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Murphy represents employers in health care, higher education, manufacturing, financial services, retail, and not-for-profit institutions. He provides counsel to employers on a full range of human resource issues, including hiring and termination, discrimination complaints, sexual harassment (including the development of policies and the training of supervisors), collective bargaining and strategic analysis involving organized labor, development and administration of human resource policies, wage and hour compliance, and occupational safety and health issues.
Mr. Murphy has advised employers during acquisitions, mergers, corporate divestitures and corporate restructuring. Mr. Murphy has lectured on various employment law topics, including sexual harassment, the Americans With Disabilities Act, workers' compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, negligent hiring, termination of employment, discrimination, and a variety of other concerns, to clients, trade associations and at seminars conducted by professional associations. Mr. Murphy received his law degree from Boston College Law School in 1975, a Masters Degree in Labor and Employment Law from New York University Law School in 1982 and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from LeMoyne College in 1972. He is a 1968 graduate of Regis High School. Between 1975 and 1979, Mr. Murphy was a prosecutor in New York City prosecuting homicide cases.
Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Second, Third, Sixth and District of Columbia Circuit Courts of Appeals and various Federal District Courts, including the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York and District of New Jersey. Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and New Jersey State Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is recognized in the Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers publications.