Dan is a graduate of both Fordham University (Fordham College at Rose Hill, Bronx, NY) and Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and recipient of the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award.
Before joining the firm, Attorney Murphy worked for the better part of a decade at a boutique litigation firm in downtown Manhattan, handling matters ranging from felony criminal defense to matrimonial law, complex civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration law, in courtrooms in all five boroughs of New York City -- and many beyond.
Dan handles all levels of high conflict litigation, including family law (dissolution of marriage, child custody, support proceedings, child protection matters, and mediation), employment law, complex civil litigation, and criminal defense, in numerous state and federal district courts across the tri-state area.
Dan has been repeatedly recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine, is a multi-year recipient of the “Client Champion” (Platinum) Award from Martindale-Hubbell, and holds a “Preeminent” Peer Rating for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence from that organization, having received accolades from clients, peers, and judges alike.
Attorney Murphy is admitted to practice law in the States of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey, as well as the Federal Districts of Connecticut, New Jersey, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is President of the Greenwich, Connecticut Chapter of BNI (Business Network International). For many years, Attorney Murphy has served as a mentor and academic coach for Bridgeport high school students as part of Horizons at Greens Farms Academy. He is President of the Fairfield County Chapter of Fordham University Alumni.
Dan is actively involved in leadership for Boy Scouts of America. He is a musician and a former NCAA Division I varsity athlete, in both tennis and squash. He resides with his wife and children in Fairfield, CT.