Stephen J. Murphy joined the firm in early 2005 after a successful and rewarding career as a homicide prosecutor working in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Murphy is a lawyer who is best known for his work in the courtroom, now focusing on serious construction accidents and catastrophic personal injury trial work.
Mr. Murphy’s hard work and skill in the courtroom have earned him many accolades from his colleagues, opponents and judges. Mr. Murphy was described on Z100 Radio as a “legendary trial lawyer.” He has been featured on Fox News Radio as one of “America’s Premier Trial Lawyers” and was described in The New York Times as one of the “Top Attorneys in New York.” He has regularly appeared on local and national news shows as an expert commentator on civil and criminal cases and issues.
Mr. Murphy handles a wide range of cases including labor law and construction accidents, tractor trailer and truck collisions, wrongful death, premises liability, medical malpractice and motor vehicle cases.
With only 12 years in civil practice, Mr. Murphy already has an extremely impressive body of work, regularly returning verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. He has amassed over $250,000,000 in results for his clients during that time period, including well over $40,000,000 in settlements every year from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Murphy is an attorney that members of the bar, from Brooklyn to Buffalo, frequently consult with on trial matters and refer their most significant cases to.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- St John’s University, School of Law
- Johns Hopkins University
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association Partnership for Justice, Past Co-Chairman
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Labor Law Committee, 2012 – Present
- New York State Bar Association
- The Brehon Law Society, Member
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