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About us & Experience

Tom Murphy is a founding member of MURPHY BURNS LLP. He is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who has devoted his entire career to the defense of law enforcement officials, municipalities, and their employees in New York State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Murphy was admitted to practice in the Courts of New York State in 1992. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of New York.


  • BA, Psychology, Siena College, 1988
  • JD, Albany Law School, 1991


Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Constitutional Law Claims
  • Police Misconduct Claims
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Insurance Defense
  • Appellate Practice
About Us

For over 30 years, the attorneys at MURPHY BURNS LLP have provided superior legal representation to municipal clients throughout the State of New York. Our attorneys have successfully represented these clients in all manner of claims and actions in New York State and Federal Courts.