Littler Mendelson Welcomes Pittsburgh Attorney Terrence H. Murphy

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 8, 2011) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, today announced the addition of Terrence H. Murphy, a prominent employment attorney, to its Pittsburgh office.

Murphy has a broad range of experience representing employers in every type of labor and employment law, including class and individual discrimination actions, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, and labor-management issues. During his career spanning over 30 years, Murphy has counseled employers on issues such as wage and hour matters, human resource practices and policies, equal employment opportunity law, and affirmative action.

Murphy has published articles in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, the Syracuse Law Review and the Labor Law Journal, among others, has been a co-author of the Employment Law Deskbook for Human Resources Professionals (West Group, 2001 and 2005), and both an Associate and Chapter Editor of Employment Discrimination Law (BNA). He speaks frequently on a wide variety of labor and employment law topics.

"We are thrilled to welcome Terry to the team," said John M. Cerilli, office managing shareholder of Littler's Pittsburgh office. "His extensive labor and employment experience, coupled with his outstanding regional and national reputation, make him an invaluable asset to the firm."

Cerilli added that, with the addition of Terry Murphy, the office continues its recent rate of tremendous growth. In the past 11 months, he is pleased to report that the office has added five attorneys.

"I am leaving a firm of exemplary lawyers and first-rate practitioners, but am delighted to join a firm with Littler's prestige in the labor and employment law field," said Murphy. "Littler is well-suited for my practice, and I look forward to working with my talented colleagues in Pittsburgh and throughout the firm."

Murphy is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and a member of the Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association.

He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, his M.S. from Cornell University, and his B.A. from the University of Rochester. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York.

About Littler Mendelson

With over 800 attorneys and 50 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit