Dilworth Paxson adds Murphy as litigation partner

Dilworth Paxson LLP, a law firm with offices in Cherry Hill and Princeton, announced Wednesday it has added the Honorable Patrick J. Murphy as a partner in the firm’s litigation and cyber/data privacy practices.

“This is the perfect moment for someone with Patrick’s background and expertise to join the firm,” Ajay Raju, chairman and CEO, Dilworth Paxson, said. “Increasingly, Dilworth’s stable of growth-stage clients inevitably find themselves at the intersection of the public and private sectors. As the first Iraq War veteran to serve in Congress, as the Undersecretary of Army and as a serial entrepreneur in the tech space, Patrick is uniquely situated to guide traffic through that intersection.”

In 2006, Murphy was elected to represent Pennsylvania’s 8th district. Since leaving Congress in 2010, he founded a Clio & Sherwood company, co-founded a B2B technology company and is the general partner for a venture capital firm. In 2016, he was appointed and confirmed as the 32nd under secretary of the U.S. Army.

“What immediately resonated to me about Dilworth Paxson is the firm’s identification not just as a collection of attorneys, but as an institution of counsel,” Murphy said. “Guided by this mission of leveraging relationships, judgment and value, Dilworth’s approach to serving its clients really mirrors the approach I have taken throughout my career, in the military, in Congress, and particularly in the tech, data privacy and investment sectors.”

Murphy will be located out of the firm’s Philadelphia office.