Brian Murphy is a partner in the Labor and Employment practice group and is based in the New York office.
Brian is an employment defense litigator defending management in all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on wage and hour class and collective action litigation under Rule 23 and the Fair Labor Standards Act, and class claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In addition to defense litigation, Brian also provides counsel and advice to employers concerning workplace investigation of claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, restrictive covenants, employment contracts, personnel policies, and reductions-in-force. Brian also develops training programs and conducts trainings for clients concerning appropriate workplace behavior and wage and hour compliance. Brian is the co-author of the Wage and Hour Manual for New York Employers, a first of its kind publication addressing wage and hour issues confronted by New York employers arising under federal, state, and local law.