Mr. Murphy who joined the firm in 2012 is a member of Sheehy, Ware and Pappas, PC’s marine and energy, LHWCA/DBA and insurance litigation sections. He has over 30 years’ first chair experience in State and Federal courts, Federal Courts of Appeals and Administrative courts administering LHWCA/DBA matters.
Mr. Murphy’s career began in 1984 with a boutique admiralty firm in Houston, Texas. He was recruited to join the national firm Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP where he practiced in the firm’s admiralty section. His practice post Fulbright expanded to include oil and gas matters arising aboard MODUs and offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Murphy continues to handle matters arising under the General Maritime Law, the Jones Act, OCSLA, and the LHWCA.
In May of 2018, after 30 years of defending various matters, Mr. Murphy completed the 40 hour mediation course at the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center. He is a now a member of the TMCA, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association and is expanding his practice to include mediations.
Mr. Murphy regularly represents:
Marindale – Hubbell Peer Review AV (preeminent rating) for 20+ years