Michael G. Murphy P.E.
Firm: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Address: 450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650
Orlando, FL 32801
Membership: Professional & Community Involvement•Member, American Bar Association •Member, Construction Industry Forum, 1998-Present •Member, Division 6 •Chair, 2005-2007 •Steering Committee, 2001-2005 •Member, Chi Epsilon •Member, Leadership Orlando Class
University: Drexel University, B.S., Civil / Structural Engineering, 1988; University of Central Florida, M.S., 1992, Rutgers School of Law - Camden, J.D., 1998
Admitted: 1998, Florida
Biography: Michael Murphy is a board certified construction lawyer who focuses his practice on defects, design claims, delay, disruption and acceleration claims, lien foreclosures, and arbitration on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, materialmen and developers. He advises clients in the construction industry on OSHA compliance issues, workplace accident and fatality investigations, and contest of citations through trial. He also practices in the areas of creditor's rights and general commercial litigation.Michael also practices in the area of product liability and mass tort litigation and acted as part of the team representing a major tobacco company around the state of Florida in defense of a decertified class action.Michael is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida. He has a wide range of experience in all phases of design and construction, including industrial and commercial structural design, fabrication and inspection, and roadway and bridge construction and inspection. Areas of Concentration•Construction litigation •OSHA •Creditor's rights and commercial litigation Associated News & EventsPress Releases11.20.15 Greenberg Traurig Team Secures Complete Defense Verdict in Monroe County Personal Injury Case 09.29.15 Greenberg Traurig Honored by Daily Business Review's Litigation Department of the Year Award 06.01.15 Eight Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Included in 2015 Chambers USA Guide 05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide 05.22.15 55 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2015 Chambers USA Guide 06.02.14 Nine Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide 05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide 05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 171 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas 06.11.12 54 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys and 13 Top-Ranked Practice Areas in Florida Appear in 2012 Chambers USA Guide 12.23.11 Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice Recognized Among Law360's Employment Groups of the Year Alerts01.14.15 OSHA Changes Requirements for Recording and Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - Effective Jan. 1, 2015 08.24.12 OSHA Requirements for Reporting and Recording Workplace Injuries and Illnesses 01.17.12 OSHA Alert - February 1 Deadline for OSHA 300-A 06.01.11 Workplace Fatalities and OSHA Investigations - Questions & Concerns 05.10.11 OSHA Alert - Enforcement for Residential Fall Protection Begins on June 16, 2011 10.08.10 Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks - Enforcement Begins November 8, 2010 11.18.08 Proposed New Federal Rule on Cranes and Derricks Articles, Publications, & LecturesSpeechesMichael is a frequent speaker on issues related to construction litigation and OSHA compliance.•Speaker, Breaking The Code: What Is the International Building Code, and Why Is it Important to Owners, Design Professionals and Contractors? Annual Meeting of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, April 7-9, 2005 •Speaker, An OSHA Primer: What You Need to Know About Dealing with an OSHA Inspection, Investigation and Subsequent Citation and Litigation, Annual Meeting of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, April 18-19, 2002 Publications•Mentioned, Greenberg Traurig Thrives on High-Profile Litigation, Daily Business Review, November 17, 2015 •Mentioned, Defense Verdict on Motorcyclist's $14M Request for Damages, Daily Business Review, November 19, 2015 •Co-Author, Two Chapters on OSHA, Construction Checklists: A Guide to Frequently Encountered Construction Issues, American Bar Association, 2008 Other Experience•Professional Engineer, Florida