Lawrence J. Murphy - Varnum LLP

Lawrence J. Murphy

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 616-336-6000

Larry is an experienced trial attorney concentrating on the defense of individuals and organizations in employment litigation, including matters involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and employment contracts. He has extensive experience advising employers on executive employment contracts, personnel policies and procedures, discipline issues, corporate downsizing, trade secret and non-compete agreements, and drug and alcohol testing.

Larry is licensed to practice law in the states of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.

University of MichiganBS 1976Wayne State UniversityJ.D. 1979
The College of Labor and Employment LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationFederal Bar Association for the Western District of MichiganState Bar of MichiganIndiana Bar Association Illinois Bar Association Wisconsin Bar AssociationGrand Rapids Community College Foundation BoardThe Right Place Grand Rapids Symphony Member of West Michigan Policy ForumEhlers Transit Partnership – The Rapid

Client Comments

"Lawrence Murphy is an outstanding labor and employment attorney. He is responsive to his client’s needs and very knowledgeable in this area. He keeps his clients abreast of trending issues. I would definitely recommend his services."

-Kathleen Ross
Senior Paralegal
MPI Research

Office Location

Bridgewater Place
333 Bridge Street, NW
P.O. Box 352
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Grand Rapids Metro Area
Lawrence J. Murphy has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male