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Michael J. Murphy Named Top-Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law


Fortune Magazine, in conjunction with ALM, an integrated media company and leading provider of specialized business news, research and information, has named Michael J. Murphy a 2013 Top-Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law.  

Mr. Murphy’s designation as a Top-Rated Lawyer will be included in a special edition of Fortune Magazine, as well as in the Annual Guide to Labor & Employment Law published by Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal, and The American Lawyer.  Attorneys selected for inclusion are limited to those who have achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® PreeminentJ peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards offered by Martindale.    

Michael J. Murphy is a partner at Carter Conboy in Albany.  Mr. Murphy is a trial attorney handling complex litigation with an emphasis on employment law.  He maintains an active trial practice in state and federal courts as well as before the EEOC and the New York State Division for Human Rights.  He is regularly retained by leaders in business, government and the professions to represent their interests in sensitive, high profile litigation and investigations. Mr. Murphy is a member of the Rules Committee for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.  He has served as Chair of Merit Selection and Recertification Panels for United States Magistrate Judges.  Mr. Murphy is currently Chair of ALFA International and Past President of the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association.

Carter Conboy is a full-service law firm founded in 1920.  With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, Carter Conboy serves its clients in New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and New Jersey. For additional information about the firm, visit or contact the firm’s Director of Marketing, Stacy A. Smith, at 518-810-0516 or