Trish K. Murphy

Trish K. Murphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Seattle, WA

Northwest Workplace Law PLLC
 | 1904 Third Avenue, Suite 1030
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-812-4840
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Trish K. Murphy has more than two decades of experience in workplace investigations, employment law, and labor relations. A seasoned workplace investigator, Trish focuses her practice on independent investigations of a diverse range of claims including discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, serious misconduct, ethics violations, and improper governmental action. She has performed more than 200 investigations, many involving highly charged situations with complex facts and sensitive allegations. Trish brings extensive experience in investigating higher education and Title IX matters, including sexual assault and intimate partner violence claims. She is an Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder (AWI-CH), a licensed private investigator, and certified by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) to conduct Title IX investigations. Trish is also a Contributing Editor for the American Bar Association’s Bloomberg-BNA labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law.

About Trish Murphy

Admitted: 1996, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://nwworkplacelaw.com/profile/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • AWI-CH - Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder, 2018
  • Certified Title IX Investigator (ATIXA), 2016
  • Private Investigator Agency Principal, 2013
  • SPHR, 2009
  • SHRM-SCP, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, King County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, 2013-14
  • Chair, Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference Planning Committee 2012-13
  • Chair, Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship Committee 2009-17
  • Trustee, King County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section 2008-17
  • Subcommittee Chair, Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference 2008-18 and 2019-20
  • Member, Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship Committee 2003-present
  • Member, Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference Planning Committee 2002-present

Educational Background:

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law; Contributing Editor, Washington Law Review; Mary Ellen Krug Award (labor and employment law); Author, Without Distinction: Recognizing Coverage of Same-Gender Sexual Harassment Under Title VII, 70 Washington Law Review 1125 (1995). 
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Office Location for Trish K. Murphy

1904 Third Avenue
Suite 1030
Seattle, WA 98101

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Last Updated: 2/6/2020

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