Virginia Enacts Historic Legislation for Workers’ Rights

- April 22, 2020

Virginia workers will have several new rights, remedies, and enforcement mechanisms available to them beginning July 1, 2020

Murphy Anderson partner Jason Veny participates in ABA panel on recent NLRB decisions

- March 11, 2020

Murphy Anderson partner Jason Veny was a panelist on an ABA Labor & Employment Law panel discussing the impact of recent NLRB decisions on employee communications, decertification, and withdrawal of recognition.

Maryland federal judge conditionally certifies wage theft case against Homefix, denies motion to dismiss race discrimination claims

- March 6, 2020

A federal district judge in Baltimore, Maryland today conditionally certified a collective action of Homefix’s Lead Developers who Plaintiffs allege were misclassified as independent contractors and denied minimum and overtime wages. The Court also denied Homefix’s motion to dismiss Plaintiffs’ race discrimination claim.

Virginia federal judge orders Navy contractor to arbitrate with Murphy Anderson union client

- February 12, 2020

A federal district judge in Norfolk, Virginia ordered Professional Contract Services Inc. (PCSI) to arbitrate a discharge dispute with Public Service Employees Local Union 572, LIUNA.

Battery Wharf workers win strike after First Amendment fight

- November 22, 2019

Michael Anderson represented UNITE HERE Local 26 in its successful 79-day strike at the Battery Wharf Hotel.

When the Whistleblower Is a Gatekeeper: Hanna participates in ABA panel

- November 8, 2019

Murphy Anderson partner Mark Hanna was a panelist and moderator for a timely ABA Labor & Employment Law ethics panel entitled “Ethical and Strategic Issues when the Whistleblower is a Gatekeeper.”

Murphy Anderson clients win $600,000 in cutting-edge wage theft case

- September 30, 2019

The D.C. Superior Court approved a settlement of $600,000 to resolve claims that Aves Construction failed to pay the applicable prevailing wage rate to 55 laborers working on a contract project for the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority.

Murphy Anderson lawsuit results in $103 million Medicare pharmaceutical fraud and False Claims Act whistleblower settlement

- September 26, 2019

Lawsuit alleges Japanese-owned Avanir paid doctors to write unnecessary prescriptions for Nuedexta.

Joni Jacobs discusses NLRB at UFCW New York-New Jersey Convention

- September 24, 2019

Joni Jacobs discussed how to overcome problems with the NLRB under the Trump Administration.

Murphy Anderson welcomes Caleb Jackson

- July 23, 2019

Murphy Anderson would like to welcome Caleb Jackson as an associate.

Murphy Anderson to be Awarded Branton Outstanding Achievement Award for Worker Advocacy

- June 24, 2019

Murphy Anderson PLLC will receive a Washington Lawyer’s Committee Outstanding Achievement Award at the Committee’s annual Branton Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 26.

Murphy Anderson welcomes Nicolas Mendoza

- November 26, 2018

Nicolas Mendoza has joined Murphy Anderson as an associate.

Murphy Anderson welcomes 2018 Peggy Browning fellow Jackie Odum

- May 21, 2018

Jackie Odum is Murphy Anderson’s 2018 Peggy Browning Fund Summer Law Clerk.

Mark Hanna Participates in National Bar Panel on Murphy Oil

- May 17, 2018

Mark Hanna participated on a panel to discuss "Litigation and Legislative Strategies to Advance Workers' Rights Post-Murphy Oil" at the 2018 AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee annual conference in Atlanta.

Court Sides with Murphy Anderson Client, Holding Claim Preclusion Applies in ERISA Case

- May 16, 2018

In Kristine Guariglia v. Local 464A United Food and Commercial Workers Union Welfare Service Benefit Fund, the firm obtained dismissal of a participant’s claim that the benefit fund improperly denied her medical coverage under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

Murphy Anderson Represents SOX Whistleblower in Complaint Against Wells Fargo

- March 2, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration approved the resolution of a whistleblower complaint against Wells Fargo Bank.

Mark Hanna Featured Speaker at National Bar Conferences

- November 10, 2017

Murphy Anderson partner Mark Hanna served as an invited speaker at several legal conferences and for a CLE event.

Murphy Anderson Represents False Claims Act Whistleblowers in Groundbreaking $58.7 Fraud Settlement

- September 5, 2017

Thanks to persevering False Claims Act qui tam whistleblowers and innovative lawyering by Murphy Anderson PLLC lawyers, the False Claims Act now prohibits unsafe drug marketing tactics in violation of the REMS Law.

Murphy Anderson Announces Settlement of WARN Act Case Brought by Class of Former Employees of Medtech and Radians College

- August 7, 2017

A United States District Court judge in the Eastern District of Virginia ordered final approval of a class action settlement for a case brought under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act).

Murphy Anderson Announces Settlement of Wage-and-Hour Class Action Brought by Housekeeping Workers at the Washington Convention Center

- July 31, 2017

On July 31, 2017, checks will be distributed to dozens of housekeeping workers at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center as part of a class action settlement of wage-and-hour claims approved by the United States District Court of the District of Columbia.

U.S. District Judge in Maine Orders Healthcare Fraud Case Forward

- January 18, 2017

U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock of the District of Maine denied motions to dismiss a whistleblower's claims that a Maine hospital, Mercy Hospital of Maine, and several professional billing management companies, engaged in an alleged scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare and other federal healthcare programs.

Fourth Circuit Issues Important Decision in Murphy Anderson False Claims Act Case Strengthening the Law on Successor Corporation Liability

- November 15, 2016

In the long-running case against European companies involved in a bid-rigging scheme for transport of military household goods, the Fourth Circuit just issued an important decision strengthening the law on successor corporation liability under the False Claims Act.

Whistleblower laws in the Trump administration discussed at ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference panel

- November 11, 2016

Mark Hanna was a featured speaker at the American Bar Association 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference panel on advising clients involved in whistleblower investigations on November 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

Michael Anderson speaks at New York State Bar Association

- September 24, 2016

Michael Anderson was a featured speaker at the September 24, 2016 New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Fall Meeting panel on Big Data.

Judge Orders Murphy Anderson Whistleblower Case To Go Forward

- September 19, 2016

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte of the District of Maryland denied four healthcare defendants' motions to dismiss a Murphy Anderson whistleblower's claims.

Ann Lugbill leads procurement panel at Taxpayers Against Fraud conference

- September 15, 2016

Ann Lugbill was a panelist at the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund's conference in Washington, D.C. on September 15, 2016.

Murphy Anderson Announces Settlement of Wage and Hour Collective Action Brought by Class of Maryland Sanitation Workers

- May 1, 2016

Murphy Anderson distributed checks to dozens of sanitation workers as part of the settlement of a wage-and-hour lawsuit approved by the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Michael Anderson and Mark Hanna Speak at ABA Conferences

- April 8, 2016

Michael Anderson spoke at the ABA's National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law in Washington, D.C., on April 8, 2016.

Murphy Anderson Lawyers Speak at National Bar Conferences

- November 18, 2015

Mark Hanna was a panelist discussing recent developments in whistleblower law at the ABA's Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference in Philadelphia on November 7, 2015.

Federal Court Orders Supermarket to Recognize Union

- July 15, 2015

Judge Jose L. Linares of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey enjoined a New Jersey grocery employer to apply the collective bargaining agreement of its closed alter ego store.

Murphy Anderson Client Blows Whistle on $28.6 million Ponzi Scheme; Crooked Investor to Serve Jail Time

- May 12, 2015

United States Chief District Judge Richard W. Roberts sentenced Garfield M. Taylor to 13 years in prison and ordered him to pay 28.6 million dollars to defrauded investors for a Ponzi scheme he orchestrated.