Ms. Murray has practiced labor and employment for over 27 years in San Francisco. She represents employers in a full range of counseling, training, and litigation matters. She also represents executives in negotiation and drafting of employment-related agreements.
Ms. Murray received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco in 1987. At Hastings, she was an editor on the Comm/Ent Journal of Communications and Entertainment Law and received an American Jurisprudence Honors award in Negotiation and Settlement. She was active in student government and led the Clara Foltz Society. Ms. Murray received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, with honors in Semiotics.
Ms. Murray currently is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hastings College of the Law, a Member of Advisory Board of the Hastings Center for WorkLife Law, a Member of the Board of Directors of Equal Rights Advocates, and a Parent Association Officer at the Katherine Delmar Burke School. Ms. Murray is a past board member of the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, 1992-1995 and a co-founder of Partners Ending Domestic Abuse.
Ms. Murray is a Member of the American Bar Association, Labor Law and Litigation Sections, State Bar of California, Employment Law Section, and Bar Association of San Francisco, Employment Law Section.
Ms. Murray practiced at Arnelle & Hastie from 1987 to 1989 and at Folger Levin & Kahn, where she was a partner for twelve years before starting her own practice in 2007.
Ms. Murray holds an “AV” rating in the Lexis-Nexis/Martindale Hubbell Bar Registry, which indicates her preeminent legal ability and high ethical standards.
Ms. Murray was one of three employment law experts who participated in an ABA/CLE national teleconference on Family Responsibilities Discrimination in July 2007; a presenter at the Bar Association of San Francisco Work/Life Balance Conference in September 2006; a presenter at the Bar Association of San Francisco Diversity Conference in October 2005, and a panelist at a Recorder Roundtable, Shattering the Glass Ceiling (How Are Women Lawyers Faring in the Bay Area?) in March 2004.
Ms. Murray is a frequent speaker for clients and business groups on sexual harassment and many litigation-avoidance topics.