Michael R. Murphy


State Street Financial Center, One Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111-2950

United States of America

Michael Murphy focuses his practice on consulting and representing clients in antitrust/competition, product distribution, and intellectual property matters. Additionally, Mr. Murphy represents clients in complex business litigation.

Mr. Murphy advises product manufacturers on the design and implementation of distribution and resale price maintenance strategies focusing on removing unauthorized Internet resellers and limiting online price erosion. Mr. Murphy has developed customized distribution strategies for product manufacturers in numerous regions of the world and across many product verticals. Further, Mr. Murphy and his team assist clients in developing and executing gray market and counterfeit suppression strategies. He counsels clients on distribution and pricing strategies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Mr. Murphy consults and litigates on behalf of clients regarding a range of antitrust/competition issues, including monopolization issues under the Sherman Act and pricing issues under the Robinson-Patman Act.

Additionally, Mr. Murphy has experience assisting clients with the procurement and negotiation of contracts with governmental agencies on the federal, state and local levels.

Besides antitrust litigation, Mr. Murphy’s litigation experience includes disputes regarding complex business issues, real estate, and intellectual property.


  • B.A., Dickinson College (2002)
  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School (2007)
    (cum laude; member of the Moot Court Honor Board; Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy)


Bar of Massachusetts, Bar of New Jersey, Bar of Pennsylvania
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