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September 06, 2019

Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Joins the BBA As Its Newest Sponsor Firm

Press Release

Sept 6, 2019 – BOSTON, MA– The Boston Bar Association (BBA) is proud to welcome Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP as a sponsor firm, supporting the BBA’s mission to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, foster a diverse and inclusive professional community, and serve the community at large. Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane attorneys have been longstanding BBA members and have served in various leadership roles.

“Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane is pleased to be a sponsor of the Boston Bar Association, the oldest bar associations in the United States,” said Arthur Murphy, Founding Partner. 

According to Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane spokesperson Erin Hooker-Thomas, the firm has a national reputation for excellence in representing employers in all their workforce needs, from hiring and complex employment issues to major workforce restructurings, reductions in force, internal reviews on sensitive matters ranging from sexual harassment to fiduciary audits to criminal activity and fraud. In addition, the firm handles all forms of legal work for medium-sized corporations such as mergers and acquisitions, as well as day to day corporate advice. The firm has negotiated thousands of private and public sector collective bargaining agreements while handling all litigation, including specialized litigation, such as withdrawal liability and ERISA litigation. The firm has been successful in representing clients on numerous arbitrations and discriminations cases. She added that the firm is also known throughout New England for the strength of its education law practice. This includes representation of public and private schools at all levels, from K-12 to college and specialty schools

Hooker-Thomas also noted that the firm prides itself on its quiet victories, whether in day to day legal advice or any form of litigation. The firm offers personalized, timely and efficient service by experienced attorneys who get results for the client. MHTL’s remarkable stability in its partnership, philosophy, approach and commitment to diversity has allowed it to maintain its continued excellence since its founding in 1986.

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