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Murphy & King announced today that eleven attorneys from the firm have been named to the 2022 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List and one has been named to the 2022 Massachusetts Rising Stars list. The Super Lawyers list includes attorneys Charles R. Bennett, Jr., Christopher M. Condon, Kathleen Cruickshank, David L. Evans, D. Ethan Jeffery, Andrew […]

Murphy & King, Professional Corporation announced today that the firm has received a Tier 1 placement among law firms in Massachusetts for Restructuring and Insolvency in the 2022 IFLR1000 United States firm rankings. In addition, Harold B. Murphy, Shareholder and Founder of Murphy & King’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, again received a “Highly Regarded” […]

Recent decisions have cast light on the dispute over the proper treatment of claims of taxing authorities arising in a “straddle” tax year, which begins before the bankruptcy filing date and ends after it.  Because of the ambiguities of the drafting in revised § 507(a)(8) of the Bankruptcy Code, a tax claim arising in a […]

Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that eleven of the firm’s Shareholders have been recognized by Best Lawyers® in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 for their exemplary work in their respective practice areas. Harold B. Murphy, Charles R. Bennett, Jr., and William R. Moorman, Jr. are recognized for their work in Bankruptcy and Creditor […]

Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that, for the 16th consecutive year, the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice has been recognized by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA 2022 rankings as standout specialists among its peers in the region.

Murphy & King, P.C. Shareholder Charles R. Bennett, Jr. will be inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy on April 1, 2022, in Denver, Colorado. Bennett will be in the College’s 33rd class of Fellows from around the U.S and the globe who are being honored and recognized for their professional excellence […]

A familiar scenario: After an intensive mediation, the parties draft a term sheet intended to be binding and to replace their existing contract which included an arbitration clause. A formal settlement agreement cannot be reached, however, and the parties disagree on the legal effect of the term sheet. What now? Is the dispute for the […]

Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that Shareholders Harold B. Murphy and D. Ethan Jeffery have been recognized in the 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers. Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers in America is an annual distinction that highlights the best lawyers in this practice area. Murphy and Jeffery […]

Murphy & King, Professional Corporation announced today that Sarah K. Tricot has been elected Shareholder of the firm. Sarah has a wide variety of experience in real estate law including residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial financing, title clearing and commercial leasing as well as corporate and business law transactions including business and corporate mergers and […]