Justin P. Murphy is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Practice Group. A former federal prosecutor, Justin counsels and represents corporate and individual clients involved in government enforcement of complex antitrust, fraud and all phases of white-collar criminal and related civil matters, including internal corporate investigations, False Claims Act (FCA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), e-discovery, data privacy, cybersecurity, securities enforcement, federal grand jury, inspector general investigations and trials and appeals. His focus in criminal antitrust investigations includes bid-rigging, price-fixing, procurement fraud, hiring practices and market allocation in a variety of industries.

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  • Representation of pharmaceutical company in government cartel investigation*
  • Representation of international corporation in parallel civil and criminal False Claims Act investigation*
  • Representation of company relating to cyber-security incidents*

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  • Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Criminal), FBI Service Award, 2017
  • Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Criminal), US Attorney’s Award, 2020
  • Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Criminal), Special DOJ Commendation Award for work on Elder Justice Initiative, 2020


  • American Bar Association, chair of Editorial Board of ABA Criminal Justice Section Magazine
  • ABA Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Crime and Cartel and Criminal Practice subcommittees
  • American Bar Foundation, fellow

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Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2001
Claremont McKenna College, BA, honors in history, 1995

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US Supreme Court

Justin P. Murphy

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