Julie Murphy Clinton



Julie Murphy Clinton represents management clients in general labor and employment matters in state and federal court proceedings, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Employment and Training. Ms. Murphy Clinton also assists clients in drafting employment agreements, handbooks and policies, and regularly provides day-to-day advice to clients on a full spectrum of employment related issues, including compliance with state and federal discrimination laws, wage and hour compliance, disciplinary actions and reductions in force. She also works with clients on traditional labor matters, including union avoidance strategies and union organizational campaigns.

Prior to rejoining the firm, Ms. Murphy Clinton was a consultant on employment-related issues and a conflicts attorney for another large law firm in Boston, where she counseled partners regarding issues involving conflicts of interest and rules of professional responsibility. Ms. Murphy Clinton was previously a member of WilmerHale's Labor and Employment practice from 2002 to 2011.

Publications & News


May 8, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Genpact in Acquisition of BrightClaim

Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, announced that it has acquired BrightClaim and its associated company National Vendor.

March 31, 2016

Amended California FEHA Regulations Take Effect on April 1 and Impose New Requirements on Employers

On April 1, 2016, amendments to California's Fair Employment and Housing Act regulations, dealing with the prevention of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, go into effect.

January 1, 2009

WilmerHale Names New Partners and Counsel for 2009

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and counsel.

December 24, 2008

New FMLA Regulations Effective January 2009

Speaking Engagements

October 28, 2008

The 2008 WilmerHale Employment Law Update

Boston, Massachusetts

December 4, 2007

The 2007 WilmerHale Employment Law Update

Boston, Massachusetts

November 7, 2006

WilmerHale Employment Law Update - 2006

Boston, Massachusetts

Professional Activities

Ms. Murphy Clinton is a member of the American Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association


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JD, magna cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2002, Note Editor, Suffolk University Law Review

BA, summa cum laude, Boston College, 1998, Phi Beta Kappa

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