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Desiree Y. Murphy to Speak at MCLE’s 60-Minute Lawyer Seminar on Workplace Investigations

October 29, 2019

Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Desiree Y. Murphy will speak at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar, “Workplace Investigations: The 60-Minute Lawyer,” program, October 29, 2019 in Boston, MA. Murphy will discuss how to conduct and scrutinize investigations of employee complaints of discrimination sexual harassment, or other workplace misconduct.

Specific topics that will be discussed include:

  • Formulating and analyzing the plan: defining strategy, scope and goals
  • Gathering background information and documents
  • Best practices for conducting and scrutinizing witness interviews
  • Preparing the report
  • Considerations for recommendations and remediation
  • Ethical and confidentiality issues

Murphy’s practice involves representing employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including counseling employers on claims of employment discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, breach of contract, and wage and hour disputes. Her practice also includes representing employers in collective bargaining as well as grievance and arbitration proceedings. Murphy is a member of the steering committee for the Labor and Employment Section of the Boston Bar Association and serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys.

MCLE is the Massachusetts legal community’s premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. Its particular focus is applied law: practical, highly concrete training for attorneys in the essential elements of professional practice.

About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side employment law firms in New England, representing a wide range of Fortune 100 corporations, educational and health care institutions and small businesses across all sectors of the economy. The firm’s attorneys are known for anticipating and finding solutions to the ever-expanding range of employment-related legal issues in order to avoid the time and cost of litigation. When litigation becomes necessary, the firm aggressively defends its clients and has a proven record of success.


October 29, 2019


Boston, MA
Boston, MA United States