Kenneth C. Murphy's Representative Civil Matters

  • Representation of an accountant in the New York State Commercial Division in a multi-million dollar accounting malpractice and fraud case which lead to dismissal of all claims after close of discovery. (Andre Romanelli, Inc. et al. v. Citibank N.A. et al, 109299/2005, N.Y. County Sup. Ct.)
  • Representation of the victim of tax shelter fraud in civil action against major investment bank and accounting firm for claims of malpractice, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty which lead to a multi-million dollar settlement. (subject to confidentiality agreement, N.Y. County Sup. Ct.)
  • Representation of a private corrections company in defense of multiple claims of intentional torts and civil rights violations which ended in a defense verdict after trial. (Aboyade et al. v. CCA, 00-2067, District of New Jersey) 
  • Representation of a former Metropolitan Detention Center Bureau of Prisons Lieutenant in a class action lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York emanating from the arrest and detention of persons of interest in the FBI investigations after of 9/11, which resulted in the dismissal of all claims. (Turkmen v. Ashcroft, 02-CV-2307, Eastern District of New York)
  • Representation of the former Head of Worldwide Sales for a multi-billion dollar electronics manufacturer in an SEC securities fraud enforcement action. (SEC v. Symbol Technologies et al., 04-Cv-02276, Eastern District of New York)
  • Representation of a placement agent against former hedge fund manager in claims for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and quantum meruit for payment of placement fees. (Nugent v. Liebler, 650344/2010, N.Y. County Sup. Ct.)
  • Representation of numerous insurance brokers in negligence and malpractice claims regarding the placement of general commercial liability insurance policies. (e.g. Burlington Ins. Co. v. American Dream Production Corp. et. al., 108733/2009, N.Y. County Sup. Ct.)
  • Representation of physicians in defense of claims by insurance carriers for breach of contract and unjust enrichment regarding misuse of CPT coding and allegations of deliberate overbilling. (American Arbitration Association)
  • Representation of a former Regional Sales Director of a national food wholesaler in an SEC accounting fraud enforcement action. (SEC v. Bell et al., 07-Cv-0120, Dist. Col.)
  • Representation of the former Funds Administrator for the Local No. 734 of the Labors’ International Union of North America Pension and Welfare Funds in defense of assorted claims for ERISA violations and breach of fiduciary duty. (Byrne et al. v. Calastro et al., 05-68, DNJ)
  • Representation of the minority holder of shares in a closely held corporation in a dissolution proceedings under New York Business Corporation Law §1104-A. (In the Matter of Holder of Twenty Percent of al Outstanding Shares of Wong Sons Enterprises, Inc., 07-600816, N.Y. County Sup. Ct.)