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Partner - Scott L. Murphy

Scott L. Murphy

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Scott Murphy was the firm's Managing Partner for 20 years, from 1995 - 2015.  His legal practice involves matters of public, corporate and commercial finance, including project financing. He represents a number of quasi-governmental entities as general or special counsel and advises them on legislative, governance and compliance matters. Scott has acted as lead counsel on a variety of privatization and financing transactions involving governmental parties, including leasing of transit agency equipment, financing of governmental facilities, multi-family housing projects, urban redevelopment projects and 501(c)(3) projects, and contracting for the construction and operation of other publicly-assisted projects, including sports, convention, parking, educational, retail and entertainment facilities.

Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer®: Bonds/Government Finance (2006)
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: James W. Cooper Life Fellow

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Law Revision Commission: Former Member

Community Involvement

  • Connecticut Business and Industry Association: Board of Directors, Emeritus
  • Connecticut Science Center: Trustee
  • Wethersfield Planning and Zoning Commission: Former Chairman

Major Multiple Facility Development

Representation of the State and quasi-public agencies in the development of convention center facilities and a NCAA Division 1-A football stadium.

Establishment of Clean Energy Fund

Representation of a State quasi-public agency in the establishment of a clean energy fund and the development of procedures for the award of financial assistance for clean energy projects.
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Practice Areas

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Education

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1973, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Williams College, B.A., 1969, with honors

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
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