On today’s show of Top Lawyer, trial lawyer Sean Quinn (Quinn Law Group) and co-host Joe Dougherty are joined by Employment Attorney Michael Murphy of Murphy Law Group.
SEAN E. QUINN is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and founder of the Philadelphia-based personal injury law firm, Quinn Law Group. He has extensive experience representing personal injury and wrongful death victims and their families in litigation throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Mr. Quinn is known for his hard-hitting style, tireless work ethic, and unrelenting pursuit of justice for his clients. He prides himself on out-working the competition. A testament to his blue-collar, New Jersey roots. Mr. Quinn has recovered millions of dollars for his clients over the years.
These accomplishments have not gone unnoticed as Mr. Quinn has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine, the National Trial Lawyers Association, and Avvo:
Mr. Quinn has been annually recognized by Super Lawyers – Pennsylvania and Super Lawyers -New Jersey, and in 2013, was honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and a New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star. These awards are impressive in that less than 2.5% of the attorneys in each state receive such honors. Even more impressive is the fact that Mr. Quinn was again selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyer lists for both states – an honor that only a handful of attorneys have achieved.
Mr. Quinn’s practice is dedicated to the following types of litigation:
Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Construction Accidents, Industrial Accidents, Workplace Accidents, Car & Truck Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Neglect, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Longshoremen Accidents, Brain Injuries, Electrocution, Burn Injuries
MICHAEL MURPHY has devoted his entire legal career to employment law. He began his legal career representing employers and did so for a span of nearly 10 years.
In 2013, Michael formed Murphy Law Group, LLC in order to focus exclusively on protecting the rights of Pennsylvania and New Jersey workers. Michael knows all the angles and pressure points in any employment dispute. He has litigated claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”), the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (“PHRA”), the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance (“PFPO”), the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”).
Michael also has extensive experience bringing individual and class claims pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and similar state wage and hour statutes, including the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (“PMWA”) and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment Collection Law (“WPCL”). He has substantial experience in class and collective action certification, facilitation of class notification, litigation of wage and hour claims, class member depositions, assessment of damages and settlement. He has successfully litigated class and collective claims on behalf of groups of employees and recovered millions of dollars in unlawfully denied compensation.
In addition to the above, Michael provides counseling to employees regarding employment contract negotiation, non-competition agreements, as well as severance package review and negotiation. Finally, Michael provides legal counseling to executives and physicians who are in the process of negotiating initial and renewed employment contacts.
Michael strives to provide quality, client-focused representation. He understands that employment disputes are personal and very emotional. Michael provides frequent updates regarding client matters and is always available to answer any all questions clients have regarding legal matters. Michael learned at a very young age the importance of honesty, hard work and determination and he strives to practice law with these hallmarks in mind.
Michael has written extensively on employment-related topics, has provided commentary for media outlets, and has presented and spoken at both bar association, continuing education and HR-related events.
Michael obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Scranton, where he played baseball and obtained his law degree from Widener University School of Law where he was designated a Widener Scholar and graduated within the top of his class.
Michael is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the United States District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Michael was born and raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, and currently resides there with his wife and four (4) children.