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6312 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Mr. Murphy regularly counsels and represents clients on a diverse range of legal issues including: environmental compliance, cost recovery and enforcement matters; government regulatory matters; all manner of business and commercial disputes; Constitutional claims and property ownership and use rights.

Kevin has a wealth of experience resolving both simple and complex non-litigation environmental and regulatory issues involving permitting; regulatory compliance; site remediation; due diligence, audits and internal investigations; the sale, acquisition and development of environmentally impacted properties or businesses; the intricacies of Brownfield programs and property transfer laws and the resolution of federal listing and debarment matters.

A former senior trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, his litigation practice focuses on administrative, civil and criminal environmental matters; the resolution of business and commercial disputes; and the defense of government investigations and enforcement actions. He regularly practices in federal and state court and before federal, state and municipal agencies, departments, boards and regulators.

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Admitted to Practice

  • State of New York
  • State of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Districts of Connecticut and Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern New York


  • University of Virginia Law School, JD
  • Syracuse University, AB

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
    • Task Force on Licensed State Professionals

Teaching / Awards / Publications / Lectures

  • Adjunct Faculty, Syracuse University School of Law. Environmental Criminal Enforcement Seminar (1995-2000)
  • Recipient of United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award, March 1987 and March 1988
  • Murphy and Yen, “Court Limits the Potential of Trustee Liability for the Cost of Site Environmental Cleanup” 111 Banking L.J. 89 (1994)
  • Murphy and Yen, “Trustee Liability for the Cost of Site Environmental Clean Up” 110 Banking L.J. 467 (1993)
  • Lecturer, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, GA
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Continuing Legal Education for Professionals

Kevin C. Murphy, Esq.
6312 Fly Road East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: (315) 445-1700 • Fax: (315) 251-1073