Murphy & King Recognized by Chambers and Partners for 13th Consecutive Year

May 7, 2019

Boston firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Designated in Top Tier in the Region in 2019

(Boston, MA) – May 7, 2019 – Murphy & King, P.C.announced today that, for the 13th consecutive year, the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice has been recognized by Chambers and Partners in Chambers USA 2019 as outstanding among its peers in the region. Chambers, which has ranked lawyers and law firms for more than 20 years, has again ranked Murphy & King in the highest tier among Boston law firms in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring practice area.

Murphy & King’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice is ranked Band 1 along with one of the largest law firms in Boston. As part of the Band 1 designation, Chambers noted that the firm’s practice is known for having “standout bankruptcy specialists active in numerous sectors, with noted expertise in real estate and retail.” In addition, commentators describe the team as “terrific people, who are smart in their strategy” noting that they possess “a deep stable of bankruptcy people” and provide “absolutely top-flight legal advice.” Others commented that the firm “is exceptional at bankruptcy and litigation.”

Four firm shareholders in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice received individual recognition in Chambers’ rankings. Of practice leader Harry Murphy, Chambers writes, “The “legendary” Harold B. Murphy… is star-rated for his expertise in the sector. Sources say he is a “strategically very good” attorney who is recognized as having “the confidence of all the top clients for Chapter 11 debtor work.” ”   

Other highlighted shareholders are: Charles Bennett, Jr. (a market competitor notes, “He’s been litigating for 40 years and he’s one of the best“), D. Ethan Jeffery (admired for being a “smart” and “very skilled bankruptcy lawyer and strategist“), and Andrew Lizotte (“gives great advice from both a business viewpoint and legal viewpoint.”).

“We are honored to be recognized by Chambers and Partners for our Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice for the last thirteen years,” said Harry Murphy. “The repeated high-level recognition, year after year, reflects Murphy & King’s unwavering commitment to providing our clients high quality expertise with a personal touch. We welcome Chambers’ recognition and congratulate all of our attorneys for their continued success.”

In Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused with the guide being read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the world.

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 BusinessLitigation, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, and White Collar Defense and Internal Investigation. The firm also received top tier placement among law firms in Boston in U.S. News’ Best Lawyers 2019 for Bankruptcy/Insolvency and Litigation – Bankruptcy.