Murphy & King Recognized by Chambers and Partners for 14th Consecutive Year

Boston firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice designated in Top Tier in the region in 2020

April 27, 2020

Murphy & King, P.C. announced today, for the 14th consecutive year, the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice has been recognized by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA 2020 rankings 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 in 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 “standout bankruptcy specialists active in numerous sectors including real estate” and has “substantial capabilities on both the debtor and creditor side.” Others interviewed by Chambers said that Murphy & King attorneys “have a practical approach, experience with local judges and trustees, and give excellent advice.”

Five of the firm’s Shareholders in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice received individual recognition in the Chamber’s rankings including Harold B. Murphy who is named a “Star Individual.” Chambers says that Murphy is thought of as “outstanding in his field and well regarded for his work on Chapter 11 bankruptcies especially those involving cross- border disputes.” Chambers notes, “his biggest strength is his ability to quickly analyze a complex situation with competing interests, pick out the key details, and devise a thoughtful, elegant solution.” Murphy is co-founder of and leads the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring practice.

Chambers highlighted other notable Shareholders with comments about their expertise: Charles R. Bennett Jr., a “fantastic litigator… you hope he is not your opposing counsel;” D. Ethan Jeffery, who is noted for being a “premier negotiator… who always delivers comprehensive arguments;” Andrew G. Lizotte’s clients describe him as “a strong, creative attorney;” and William R. Moorman Jr. was mentioned as being “really personable, practical and a good writer.”

In Chambers USA 2020, Chambers and Partners ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the United States. 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 Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, and White Collar Defense and Internal Investigation.