Murphy & King, P.C. has
once again received acclaim from Chambers USA for the firm's consistent success
and expertise in the bankruptcy and general commercial litigation arenas.
The firm was especially recognized for its skill in defending creditors,
creditors' committees, debtors, and other parties to bankruptcy, insolvency, and
out-of-court workouts. The firm was also recognized for its expertise in
general commercial litigation, from securities litigation and government
investigations to disputes relating to M&A, IP, public law, fiduciary duty,
professional liability and employment.
Chambers USA considers
Murphy & King "an extremely strong firm for debtors," citing the group's
ability to have "consistently taken tough bankruptcy cases and won, capturing
the attention of the local market." This widespread success has allowed a
litigation team that prides itself on experience to attract major clients in the
healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, real
estate, and retail industries.
Harold Murphy, founder and director of the firm's Bankruptcy and Financial
Restructuring Group, was referred to as "the go-to guy when it comes to regional
debtor cases of any size." Chambers underscored that Murphy's team is bolstered
by the presence of leading bankruptcy attorneys Charles Bennett, Ethan Jeffrey,
and Andrew Lizotte.
Bennett, a defense expert in corporate Chapter 11 cases, was described by
peers as "a highly skilled bankruptcy litigator" while Jeffrey received honors
as "a very capable restructuring and workouts practitioner" in his client work
with trustees, debtors, and creditors. Mirroring the firm's own dedication
to experience and professionalism, Lizotte was termed "a good, practical
attorney with a great deal of common sense" and noted for his work in
pre-bankruptcy negotiations and formal bankruptcy proceedings with a variety of
In the general commercial litigation arena, the firm was recognized for
standing "for excellence" and handling "big-case defense from start to finish."
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 and Corporate and Real Estate
About Chambers USA
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practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client
focused and the guide is ready by industry-leading companies and organizations
throughout the US and worldwide.
About Chambers and Partners
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Student. Every year Chambers and Partners carry out thousands of in-depth
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