In the traditional labor arena, Christopher J. Murphy has handled a wide range of matters including union organizational issues, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) advice and litigation, management and supervisory training, mass picketing and injunction litigation, collective bargaining, grievance administration, and labor arbitration.
Chris also has experience in many areas of employment law, including the defense of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and wage-and-hour claims, drafting employment contracts and separation agreements, disputes concerning restrictive covenants and trade secret issues, drafting employee handbooks and personnel policies, and counseling employers on issues affecting the employment relationship.
Chris handled numerous employee benefits matters, ranging from initial plan design and qualification to withdrawal liability disputes, and has litigated a number of ERISA, COBRA, and other benefits-related cases, as well.
Chris regularly speaks at seminars and training forums to employers on topical labor relations, employment law, and employee benefit issues.
Villanova University School of Law, 1989, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1982, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Labor & Employment, Law360 (2017)
Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Employee Benefits Law Section, American Bar Association