Justin P. Murphy - McDermott Will & Emery


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. His focus in criminal antitrust investigations includes bid-rigging, price-fixing, procurement fraud, labor market and hiring practice matters, and market allocation in a variety of industries. He is also experienced in other white-collar matters, including internal corporate investigations, False Claims Act (FCA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), cybersecurity, securities enforcement, federal grand jury, inspector general investigations and trials and appeals.

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  • Representation of former CEO in first ever criminal “no-poach” market allocation case. Served as trial counsel and following an eight-day jury trial, the client was acquitted on all counts. US v. DaVita & Thiry, No. 21-cr-229 (District of Colorado)
  • Representation of corporate client in cybersecurity investigation by Department of Justice
  • Providing antitrust compliance advice and training for multiple global companies

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  • Legal 500 US 2022
  • Featured as one of Litigation Daily’s Litigators of the Week, 2022
  • Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Criminal), FBI Service Award, 2017

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  • 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