• Effective Management of Large Complex Cases in Arbitration

    May 31, 2015

    Arbitration is often a preferred alternative to litigation of large complex commercial cases.  Many studies have shown that arbitration offers procedures that are more economical and efficient than court proceedings.  For example, a recent survey conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the largest provider of alternative dispute...

  • American Arbitration Association Honors Murphy & King’s David Evans

    May 19, 2015

    Boston (May 19, 2015) – Murphy & King, Professional Corporation announced today that David L. Evans has been honored by the American Arbitration Association (

  • Meet the Associates at Murphy & King – Amanda Rettig

    March 6, 2015

    Amanda Rettig has had a role in nearly every aspect of Murphy and King’s business law practice, from litigation to intellectual property law to real estate. Her success in that arena is due in part to her ability to “herd cats,” a skill she’d like to put to use in the legal issues surrounding social media technologies. 1.  What brought...

  • Shareholder Bob Richards interviewed on Radio Entrepreneurs

    January 22, 2015

    Murphy & King Shareholder Bob Richards was interviewed by Jeffrey Davis for Radio Entrepreneurs.  Attorney Richards discussed common issues involved in buying or selling a privately held business.  An mp3...

  • For disabled Vietnam War vet, VA heartache

    November 10, 2014

    Attorney Steve Veenema’s legal work for Vietnam War Veteran Doug Lietzau was highlighted in Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen’s article “

  • Murphy & King Associates Compete in “Raising the Bar 2.0”

    September 24, 2014

    "Raising the Bar," Murphy & King's annual internal networking competition, concluded this year with a new set of winning associates and a variety of marketing and business development opportunities for the firm.  The contest, which challenges Murphy & King associates to earn points for making professional connections, authoring by-lined...

  • Meet the Associates at Murphy & King – Steve Veenema

    June 25, 2014

    Steve Veenema is a commercial litigator at Murphy & King with a focus on intellectual property law.  A man of hidden talents, his interests range from the independence of the media to the changing legal landscape for data privacy and commerce. 1.  What brought you to Murphy & King? Murphy & King offered me the opportunity to...

  • Murphy & King Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Honored By Chambers and Partners 2014

    June 12, 2014

    Boston – June 12, 2014 – Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that for the 8th consecutive year its  Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice has been recognized by Chambers and Partners USA for its consistent success and expertise.  The organization, which has ranked lawyers and law firms for more than 20 years, singled out Murphy &...

  • Meet the Associates at Murphy & King – Aaron Rosenberg

    May 28, 2014

    Aaron Rosenberg is one of Murphy and King’s newest attorneys and has found a home in our litigation practice, which has exposed him to a broad cross-section of commercial law. A Connecticut native, he’s also a fan of music and New England sports. 1.  What brought you to Murphy & King? I was looking to transition from a large,...

  • First Circuit Reinstates Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation for SW Boston Hotel Venture, LLC and Affiliates

    April 15, 2014

    In an important decision addressing questions of first impression, the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit reversed the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and reinstated the Plan of Reorganization for SW Boston Hotel Venture, LLC and its affiliates. In so doing, the First Circuit rejected a demand by Prudential Insurance Company for approximately $25...

  • Murphy & King’s David Evans Appointed to Court of Arbitration for Sport

    October 28, 2013

    Boston (October 21, 2013) – Murphy & King, Professional Corporation announced today that Shareholder, David L. Evans, has been named to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The Court of Arbitration for Sport, often referred to as the “Sports Supreme Court,” is an international institution independent of any sports organization...

  • Murphy & King Honored By Chambers and Partners 2013

    June 21, 2013

    Boston – June 19, 2013 – Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that for the 7th consecutive year, it has received high accolades from Chambers and Partners USA for the firm’s consistent success and expertise in bankruptcy...

  • Does Your Mobile Application Put You at Risk of Getting Sued for Privacy Violations?

    May 10, 2013

    Unless you have a posted privacy policy including some very specific information, the answer maybe yes! And it does not matter where your company is located. If your mobile app is available to California users, it is susceptible to the long arm of the California Attorney General, who has recently shown an unequivocal willingness to enforce...

  • Murphy & King Named Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year in Massachusetts

    April 18, 2013

    Boston (April 18, 2013) – Murphy & King has been named Bankruptcy Firm of the Year in Massachusetts by Corporate Intl Magazine. Corporate Intl’s Legal annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and...

  • Harold B. Murphy Named Bankruptcy Litigation Lawyer of the Year by U.S. News Best Lawyers 2013

    November 1, 2012

    November 1, 2012 (Boston) – Murphy & King Professional Corporation announced today that shareholder and co-founder Harold B. Murphy has been named as Bankruptcy-Litigation Lawyer of the...

  • Commercial Lenders Take Note

    October 11, 2012

    Effective November 7, 2004, the Massachusetts Predatory Home Loan Practices Act can have far-reaching consequences for unwary commercial lenders, including liability for multiplied damages under Chapter 93A, Massachusetts’s unfair and deceptive practices statute. The Act, which governs the terms and conditions of high-cost home mortgage...

  • Murphy & King Honored By Chambers and Partners 2012

    June 20, 2012

    June 19, 2012 - Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that for the 6th consecutive year, it has received high accolades from Chambers and Partners USA for the firm’s consistent success and expertise in the bankruptcy and general commercial litigation arenas. The recognition cites the firm’s experience working in a wide range of industries...

  • New Publication on Arbitration

    May 31, 2012

    Shareholder David Evans’s chapter on Choice of Law is included in a new volume, Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes, just published by Juris Publishing. The chapter covers the limits of parties’ freedom to choose the governing law in IP disputes, the law that an arbitrator will apply if the parties fail to choose a...

  • The Top 10 Ways to Make Arbitration Faster and More Cost Effective

    March 29, 2012

    Reprinted from David Lee Evans and India Johnson's brochure published by the AAA. 1. Pay Attention to Your Arbitration Clause Thoughtlessly inserting a boilerplate arbitration clause into your contract can turn a manageable dispute into a more time consuming, expensive and disruptive case. Companies and their transactional lawyers carefully...

  • U.K. Bribery Act and its Effect on U.S. Companies

    May 1, 2011

    (Originally published in the May 2011 edition of New England In-House) After much anticipation, the United Kingdom Ministry of Justice recently issued its long-awaited Guidance for the Bribery Act of 2010. With the act set to take effect on July 1, the guidance provides some much needed instruction on the intended scope of the act and some...