Kathleen M. Murphy

Kathleen M. Murphy

Associate

Office

Practice Groups

Kathleen M. Murphy focuses her practice on counseling and defending clients in a range of general liability claims. She has extensive experience handling real estate litigation, escalated contested foreclosure actions, affirmative suits against lenders, tax lien foreclosure actions, title litigation, and surrogate’s court matters for major loan servicers, trusts, and financial institutions. She is involved in all stages of the claims-handling process, from inception through trial and appeal.

Katie received her bachelor’s in English from Villanova University before going on to earn her Juris Doctor at the university’s School of Law. As a law student, she served as a law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge William I. Garfinkel in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Following law school, Katie spent more than four years serving as Senior Assistant District Attorney in Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York, where she gained invaluable trial experience investigating and prosecuting felony cases involving homicide, robbery, gang-motivated violence, and firearms trafficking. Her prosecutorial work in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office landed her on Irish Echo Newspaper’s 40 Under 40 list in 2018.

Honors
  • Irish Echo Newspaper 40 Under 40, 2018
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • Connecticut, 2018
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York
Education
  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Villanova University, B.A., English, cum laude, 2009