MARK J. MURPHY
Mark Murphy's practice is significantly devoted to advising unions in both the private and public sector on a wide array of labor and employment issues. Mr. Murphy also has significant experience in representing the Firm's clients in arbitration proceedings, including challenges to Employer imposed discipline upon bargaining unit members.
Mr. Murphy provides advice and representation to clients seeking to organize unrepresented workers. Such advice includes handling matters before both the National Labor Relations Board and the Public Employee Relations Board of Washington, D.C., as well as providing guidance on organizing and representational issues under the Congressional Accountability Act. Mr. Murphy has also appeared before the Office of Employee Appeals in cases involving reductions in force ("RIFs") imposed by the District of Columbia Public Schools.
In addition, Mr. Murphy advises the Firm's clients concerning compliance with a variety of federal labor laws, including issues relating to the collection of union dues and agency fees. Mr. Murphy has successfully defended clients against duty of fair representation claims. He has also been extensively involved in federal litigation in a number of courts throughout the country seeking to protect retiree health care in the coal industry. Mr. Murphy has defended the Firm's clients in complex federal RICO and state defamation cases. Finally, Mr. Murphy represents individuals in discrimination cases and cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Mr. Murphy is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section. Mr. Murphy is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (1990) and Brooklyn Law School (1996).
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