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 Year in Massachusetts by U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2013. Murphy directs the firm’s bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice, specializing in commercial law and bankruptcy and also has expertise in commercial finance, litigation, and secured lending. This is the second year in a row that Murphy has received this recognition.

“Harry Murphy’s peers, as noted by U.S. News, once again are validating what we know to be true, he’s the best bankruptcy lawyer in Boston,” said James Coyne King, shareholder and co-founder of Murphy & King. “Harry’s success for his clients reflects his results-oriented, straightforward, no nonsense approach to the areas of bankruptcy and business reorganization.”

According to Best Lawyers, only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments that Best Lawyers® conducted with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In addition, for the second year in a row, Murphy & King has received Top Tier ranking in Boston in the 2012-2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. The rankings are based on an evaluation process that included thousands of clients, lawyers, and law firm representatives. Murphy & King’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring group represents debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees, estate fiduciaries, and investors in formal insolvency proceedings and out-of-court workouts throughout the United States.

“This recognition is a great honor for the firm and for our bankruptcy and financial restructuring team,” said Murphy. “We work hard to deliver a practical approach to meet our clients’ needs and we are honored to be recognized for this once again.”

U.S. News and Best Lawyers named Murphy & King in the Boston Tier One rankings in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. In addition to Attorney Murphy, the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group includes seasoned litigators, all shareholders of the firm: Charles Bennett, Jr., Andrew Lizotte and Ethan Jeffery.

About Murphy & King, Professional Corporation

Since 1980, Murphy & King, Professional Corporation has been delivering effective, practical and cost-effective solutions to the legal needs of individuals and businesses. The firm’s principal areas of practice are Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Intellectual Property Litigation and Prosecution, Employment Law, and Corporate and Real Estate Transactions. www.murphyking.com