Massachusetts Bar Association Vice President Denise I. Murphy will be inducted into Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's 2019 Circle of Excellence at the Top Women of Law event on Thursday, Nov. 7. Murphy is a partner at the law firm of Rubin and Rudman LLP in Boston, and chair of its Labor and Employment Department. She counsels regional and national businesses on a broad variety of employment law-related issues; litigates sexual harassment and discrimination claims; conducts independent investigations; and drafts a multitude of employment contracts, severance agreements, handbooks and policy statements.
Recognized as a role model within the legal profession, Murphy has served on the MBA’s Executive Management Board and Budget & Finance Committee, has chaired the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments, and recently served as the MBA representative on the Supreme Judicial Court's Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being. In addition to her work with the MBA, Murphy is a mentoring circle leader for the Women’s Bar Association, a former member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, a former member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation’s IOLTA Grant Review Committee and a group leader for Christmas in the City.
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