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Founding Partner, Dillingham & Murphy (1982) 
Associate Attorney, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (1979-1982) 
Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert J. Kelleher, United States District Court, Central District of California (1978-1979)

Legal Experience:

Employment Law: jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, litigation, advice; all aspects of employment law covered, including employment discrimination, sex harassment, employment tort claims, contract claims, Americans with Disabilities Act, and collective bargaining issues.

Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice: including wrongful death, personal injury, and delayed diagnosis malpractice claims. 

Commercial Litigatio: including securities fraud and registration issues, intellectual property disputes, and computer software failures.


J.D. 1978 Cornell Law School (cum laude); editor, Cornell Law Review (1976-1978). 
A.B. 1975 Harvard College (magna cum laude, Economics).

William F. Murphy has served as Vice-Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association's General Practice Section, and is a member of the State Bar of California's Labor & Employment Law Section. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the Cornell Law School Alumni Association (2001-2005).   He serves as a mediator on the Mediation Panel of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.