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Michael J. Murphy Speaks on Joint Employer Relationships

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Attorney Michael J. Murphy was a featured speaker at “Who is Considered a Joint Employer?”, a seminar presented by the Insurance Law, Labor & Employment, and Professional Liability practice groups of ALFA International in New York, New York, which was held from June 8-10, 2016.

Mr. Murphy’s panel included seasoned litigators and experienced insurance claims professionals from across the United States. They discussed recent joint employer case law developments including who is considered a joint employer in franchise relationships, whether staffing firms or temporary agencies are entitled to indemnity, and best practices for employers to avoid being considered a joint employer.

Michael J. Murphy is a managing partner at Carter Conboy. 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 and has served as Chair of Merit Selection and Recertification Panels for United States Magistrate Judges.  Mr. Murphy is Past Chair of ALFA International and Past President of the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association. He can be reached at mmurphy@carterconboy.com and 518.465.3484.

ALFA International is a premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA is the oldest and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks, consisting of 145 member firms throughout the world. ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cost-efficient legal services globally. The ALFA model enables member firms to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms.  ALFA clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community.

 

Carter Conboy is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ peer rated full-service law firm committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to its clients.  Founded in 1920, Carter Conboy has offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, serving clients throughout New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. For additional information about the firm, visit www.carterconboy.com or contact the firm’s Director of Marketing, Stacy A. Smith, at 518-810-0516 or ssmith@carterconboy.com.