Denise I. Murphy

Denise I. Murphy

Rubin and Rudman LLP

Recognized since 2018

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Denise Murphy is Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and is a member of Rubin and Rudman’s Executive Committee. She counsels regional and national businesses on a broad variety of employment law-related issues, ranging from individual terminations to mass reductions in force. Denise is a past President of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA).

Denise drafts a multitude of employment contracts, severance agreements, handbooks, and policy statements, and conducts numerous discrimination investigations and employee training seminars. She litigates sexual harassment claims, and cases involving claims of racial, gender, age, disability, and national origin discrimination, in both the federal and state courts locally and nationwide. Denise also conducts independent, third party investigations into allegations of sexual harassment and discriminatory practices.

Denise appears before administrative bodies such as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and other state agencies across the country. She lectures at seminars sponsored by the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, the National Business Institute, and the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education series.

  • 53 State Street
    Boston, MA 02109
  • Suffolk University, J.D., graduated 1988

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment


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