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Attorney Timothy Murphy from Skoler, Abbott & Presser honored by Best Lawyers®

SPRINGFIELD, WORCESTER, Mass. – Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., a leading labor and employment law firm serving employers in the greater Springfield and Worcester areas, today announced that one of its partners, Attorney Timothy Murphy of Wilbraham, was listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021. He was recognized in three fields: Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, and Litigation-Labor and Employment.


Focusing his practice on labor relations, union avoidance, collective bargaining and arbitration, employment litigation and employment counseling, Attorney Murphy has been included in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2013 and was Lawyer of the Year in 2015, 2019 and 2020. In 2017, he was named “Man Enough to Be a Girl Scout” by the Girls Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts.


Attorney Murphy, a Springfield native who lives in Wilbraham, is very active within the local community. He sits on boards of directors for several area organizations such as the Human Service Forum and Community Legal Aid. He also is a member of the World Affairs Council and the Finance Committee in Wilbraham.


Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers®, which is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey, has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Over 79,000 leading attorneys are eligible to vote, and more than 12 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.


About Skoler, Abbott & Presser

Founded in 1964, Skoler, Abbott & Presser is a boutique firm with offices in Springfield and Worcester that exclusively practices labor and employment law and represents only the interests of management. The firm’s practice areas include all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor law, contract negotiations, union avoidance, and arbitrations; employment litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies; employment counseling, policy review and training; and a wide range of other areas of the law related to the management of employees, including ERISA issues, reductions-in-force, compliance with state and federal employment statutes, immigration law, and audits of human resources practices. In addition to its offices in Springfield and Worcester, Mass., the firm also has an extensive practice in Connecticut. Further information about Skoler, Abbott & Presser can be found on its website,