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Kaitlyn M. Murphy


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University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2013; Jurisprudence Award: Computer Crime, Criminal Pre-Trial Advocacy, Persuasion Prosser Award: Federal Courts

University of Maryland - College Park, B.A., Philosophy, Government & Politics, 2010



United States District Court: Northern District of California

Kaitlyn Murphy’s main practice area is complex litigation, including class actions, regulatory compliance, and antitrust matters. She has represented a range of clients in diverse matters, in both state and federal courts.

Ms. Murphy’s recent experience includes:

  • Defending a large consumer electronics company in multidistrict antitrust litigation;
  • Defending an individual in a state court class action alleging violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law and Financial Code;
  • Defending a major credit card network against a Department of Justice lawsuit alleging antitrust violations arising from the network’s contractual provisions with merchants; and
  • Advising technology-based firm on issues of state and federal regulatory compliance.

Her pro bono representation includes advocating for a juvenile offender through a habeas petition arguing the state’s use of petitioner's unwarned statements at trial was unconstitutional. She is also a founding member of The Associates’ Committee, a national non-profit funding programs that enhance access to legal services. 

Ms. Murphy graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law in 2013 and rejoined the firm in 2015 after a clerkship with the Honorable Garland Ellis Burrell, Jr. in the Eastern District of California. During law school, she was a co-director of the Trial Advocacy Team and Advocates for Youth Justice, a student-initiated legal clinic, and also served as the Submissions Editor for the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice.