Latham litigation team recognized for successful appeal to the 11th Circuit on behalf of Catalyst in dispute with FDA.
Brent Murphy is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice.
Mr. Murphy’s practice focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation and on dispositive motions in federal and state trial courts. He also provides strategic counseling to clients in their most complex and high-stakes litigation and regulatory proceedings.
Mr. Murphy has drafted appellate briefs in matters before the Supreme Court of the United States (at the certiorari, merits, and amicus stages), the federal courts of appeals, and state appellate courts around the country. And he has been a primary author for dozens of briefs in federal and state trial courts, and in federal administrative proceedings. Mr. Murphy’s experience encompasses a wide variety of substantive legal issues, including constitutional law, administrative law, securities regulation, environmental law, intellectual property law, civil procedure, business and contract disputes, and complex class actions.
Mr. Murphy joined Latham after serving as a law clerk to then-Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Judge Paul J. Kelly Jr. of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Mr. Murphy graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where he served as editor in chief of the Notre Dame Law Review and received the Hoynes Prize, graduating first in his class.