Murphy J. Foster  III - Breazeale, Sachse and Wilson, L.L.P.

Murphy J. Foster III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Murphy Foster is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. His principal areas of practice include employment and traditional labor law, and construction litigation. He brings over 30 years of experience representing business in Labor and Construction matters and has successfully litigated a number of high profile employment and construction cases. Mr. Foster is the former Chairman of the Labor & Employment Law section of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is currently Chairman of the Labor & Employment Practice section as well as the Construction Industry team at Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson.

Recently, Mr. Foster was selected by his peers to be included in the “Best Lawyers in America” for his work in the practice areas of construction, labor law-management and ligation. Mr. Foster is also recognized by Chambers, USA, for his expertise in both the areas of construction and labor & employment law. Chambers defines Mr. Foster as a “very savvy” practitioner, who “gets good results for his clients” with an “aggressive litigation reputation” and respected through the region. Mr. Foster was also named to America’s Leading Business Lawyers as “the best known labor and employment attorney in Baton Rouge” and Who’s Who Legal as “one of Louisiana’s top flight labor lawyers.” As General Counsel to the Louisiana Associated General Contractors, the Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders’ and Contractors and Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, Mr. Foster is also respected for his extensive experience in litigating large construction related disputes. Chambers described Mr. Foster as, “An experienced, assertive attorney” who “puts a bit of fear into opponents”.

LSU Law SchoolJ.D. 1979
Louisiana State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law SectionLouisiana State Bar FoundationAmerican Bar AssociationLouisiana Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors (state’s largest contractor organization comprised of over 300 members)The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton RougeLouisiana Motor Transport AssociationLouisiana Airport Manager’s AssociationAssociated General Contractors of AmericaLitigation Counsel of AmericaLouisiana State Licensing Board for ContractorsLouisiana Travel and Promotions Association

Office Location

One American Place, Suite 2300
301 Main Street
P.O. Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Baton Rouge Metro Area
Murphy J. Foster III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Construction

Other Information

Gender: Male