Managing Partner
Labor & Employment Partner


(212) 682-0020


United States Supreme Court

Second, Third, Sixth and District of Columbia Circuit Courts of Appeals

Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York and District of New Jersey


Law School: Boston College Law School (1975)

Undergraduate: LeMoyne College (1972)
Honors/Activities: Cum Laude

Other Education: New York University Law School (1982)
Honors/Activities: Masters Degree in Labor and Employment Law


DANIEL F. MURPHY, Jr. represents management exclusively in all aspects of labor relations, employment law, and related litigation in addition to counseling employers on a daily basis in a variety of industries on topical employment issues. He serves as chief spokesperson for management during labor negotiations.  He litigates in state and federal courts throughout the country. He represents management before arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies on the state and federal level. He litigates cases before the National Labor Relations Board.

Mr. Murphy represents employers in health care, higher education, manufacturing, financial services, retail, and not-for-profit institutions. He provides counsel to employers on a full range of human resource issues, including hiring and termination, discrimination complaints, sexual harassment (including the development of policies and the training of supervisors), collective bargaining and strategic analysis involving organized labor, development and administration of human resource policies, wage and hour compliance, and occupational safety and health issues. Mr. Murphy has advised employers during acquisitions, mergers, corporate divestitures and corporate restructuring.

Mr. Murphy has lectured on various labor and employment law topics to clients, trade associations and at seminars conducted by professional associations.

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Community Service/Nonprofits/etc.

Appointed Member of NYC Board of Collective Bargaining 2017-present

Member Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Supreme Court, Appellate Division [2015-2017]


Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Super Lawyers; Best Lawyers.

Lawyer of the Year Labor Law-Management-New York City (2017 and 2019)