Murphy & King Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for Bankruptcy/Insolvency and Bankruptcy LitigationAugust 15, 2019
Murphy & King, Professional Corporation announced today that four Shareholders, Harold B. Murphy, Charles R. Bennett, Jr., D. Ethan Jeffery, and Andrew G. Lizotte, have been recognized by Best Lawyers ® in Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for Bankruptcy/Insolvency and Bankruptcy Litigation. Additionally, Bennett is named 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston for Bankruptcy Litigation.
“We are proud to have attorneys on our bankruptcy team honored by Best Lawyers for 2020,” said Murphy, co-founder and practice leader of Murphy & King’s bankruptcy practice. “We work hard to ensure that our clients’ needs are met by delivering prompt, practical legal advice and we are honored that our hard work has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers.”
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. The team also has extensive experience litigating complex adversary proceedings involving avoidance actions, lender liability and fiduciary responsibilities.
“We also want to congratulate Charles Bennett for being named 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston by Best Lawyers, as his expertise in bankruptcy litigation has been vital to our clients as well as to our firm,” added Murphy.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Nearly 87,000 industry leading lawyers from around the world are eligible to vote, and almost 10 million evaluations were received on the legal abilities of lawyers based on their specific practice areas. Recognition is based entirely on peer review – lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a significant honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
About Murphy & King, Professional Corporation
Since 1980, Murphy & King, Professional Corporation has been “unraveling complexity” for its clients through prompt, practical and cost-effective solutions to the legal needs of individuals and businesses. From startup and incorporation, to maintaining day to day operations, to resolving internal and external disputes, Murphy & King attorneys are skilled at effectively and efficiently unraveling the inherent complexities of each client’s business to ensure that it can attain its maximum potential. The firm’s principal areas of practice are Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, and White Collar Defense and Internal Investigation. The firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice received the top tier placement among law firms in Boston in both Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.