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Terrence  H. Murphy

Terrence H. Murphy

Littler Mendelson PC

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Focus Areas

Discrimination and Harassment Litigation and Trials

Labor Management Relations Class Actions

Business Restructuring


Terry Murphy has represented employers for more than 30 years in all aspects of labor and employment law, including:

  • Discrimination and employment jury trials
  • Employment class actions
  • Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission litigation
  • National Labor Relations Board proceedings
  • Collective bargaining
  • Labor arbitration
  • Complex transaction advice

He practices regularly in multiple federal district courts and has extensive knowledge of:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The National Labor Relations Act
  • Executive Order 11246
  • Public sector bargaining laws

In recent years, Terry has:

  • Represented a major trucking company in EEOC pattern-and-practice sex discrimination litigation
  • Defended retail chains, oilfield drilling companies and life insurers in asserted nationwide collective actions under FLSA
  • Defended a Fortune 100 manufacturing company in a nationwide age discrimination class action

Formerly, the Assistant General Counsel of a Fortune 12 manufacturing company, Terry counsels employers on wage and hour matters, human resource practices and policies, affirmative action, reductions-in-force, workplace investigations and corporate transactions. His clients include hospitals, universities and manufacturing companies.

Terry regularly speaks on labor and employment law issues for the American Bar Association and other groups. He has been a chapter editor and senior editor of the Employment Discrimination Law (BNA).


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