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Elizabeth H. Murphy

Principal
Los Angeles

P 213-630-8219
F 213-689-0430
Elizabeth.Murphy@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Elizabeth “Liz” H. Murphy is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice in employment law, representing a wide variety of California and national employers in various industries, including accounting, retail, banking, manufacturing, and hospitality. Ms. Murphy also practices in the field of home healthcare through her extensive lecturing and advising work in support of home care employers throughout the state of California. She is also a frequent contributor to Home Health Line, a subscription-only industry publication that helps home health agencies provide excellent patient care and increase profitability.

Ms. Murphy’s experience includes advising employers in day-to-day management and decision making issues, such as handling sensitive terminations, preparing and negotiating employment and severance agreements, preparing and revising employee handbooks, training management and staff, and administering leaves of absence; and representing employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, and other employment-related litigation in state and federal court, arbitration, and before various governmental agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Employment Development Department, and the Department of Labor.

Ms. Murphy has handled scores of litigation matters from inception through completion. She has first-chaired several employment arbitration cases; prepared, argued and prevailed in many summary judgment motions; and lead teams of lawyers through trial. In January 2009, Ms. Murphy was lead trial counsel in a wrongful termination trial in the Los Angeles Central District Court, before Judge Otis D. Wright, in which the jury returned a unanimous verdict for the defense. The case involved allegations of fraud, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, and breach of contract.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • California Association for Health Services at Home
  • Home Care Association of America

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Employment Update for Home Care”, California Association of Health Services At Home’s Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA, May 22, 2019) (presenter)
  • “Wage Hour Update for Home Care”, California Association of Health Services At Home’s Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA, May 22, 2019) (presenter)
  • “Employment Updates for Home Care”, San Diego Regional Home Care Counsel (San Diego, CA, May 16, 2019) (keynote Speaker)
  • “Employment Workshop - Manager Certificate Program,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Las Vegas, NV, March 2019) (presenter)
  • “Employment Update,” Amada Senior Care 2019 Annual Franchise Conference (Costa Mesa, CA, March 16, 2019) (keynote speaker) 
  • "Private Duty Workshop," California Association for Health Services at Home (Ontario, CA, February 12, 2019) (presenter)
  • "Private Duty Workshop," California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento, CA, November 1, 2018) (presenter)
  • "Private Duty Workshop," California Association for Health Services at Home (Ontario, CA, October 30, 2018) (presenter)
  • “General Employment Law Update” The American Board of Home Care’s 3rd Annual Symposium (October 2, 2018) (presenter)
  • “2018 Annual Conference and Home Care Expo” California Association for Health Services at Home (Monterey, CA, May 2018) (speaker)
  • “Private Duty Workshop: Operate your Business in the Legal Landscape of 2018 and Beyond” Regional Home Care Council Spring Symposium (San Diego, CA, May 2018) (keynote speaker)
  • “Wage & Hour Workshop,” Right at Home franchisees (Burbank, CA, March 2018) (presenter)
  • “Employment Workshop - Manager Certificate Program,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Las Vegas, NV, March 2018) (presenter)
  • “Employment Workshop” California Association for Health Services at Home-Home Care Manager Certificate Program (March 29, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Workshop” Right at Home franchisees (March 8, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Tip of the month” California Association for Health Services at Home Monthly Care Talk Series (November, 2017, February, 2018,) (presenter)
  • “Private Duty Workshop” California Association for Health Services at Home (Ontario, CA, February 1, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Workshop” California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento, CA, February 2, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Harassment Training Webinar,” California Association for Health Services at Home (January 23, 2018) (presenter)
  • “Legal Update: Litigation Trends 2017,” American Board of Home Care (ABHC) (Dana Point, CA, October 2017) (presenter)
  • "Private Duty Workshop," California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento, CA, August 2017) (presenter)
  • "Private Duty Workshop," California Association for Health Services at Home (Ontario, CA, August 2017) (presenter)
  • “Rules, Risks and Video Tape,” 2017 PFCC Conference (Irvine, CA, June 2017) (presenter)
  • “Employment Law and Wage Hour Update (California and Federal Law),” California Association for Health Services at Home (Rancho Mirage, CA, April 2017) (presenter)
  • “Legal Update and Summary of Employment Laws,” California Association for Heath Services at Home (Las Vegas, NV, March 2017) (presenter)
  • “Private Duty Workshop,” California Association of Health Care at Home (Ontario, CA, February 6; Sacramento, CA, February 7, 2017) (presenter)
  • “California Employment Updates,” California Home Instead Senior Care (Los Angeles, CA, December 2016) (presenter)
  • “Private Duty Workshop: Legal Landscape,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento and Ontario, CA, September 2016) (presenter)
  • “2016 Public Policy Update,” Home Care Association of America (Anaheim, CA September 2016) (presenter)
  • “Home Care Legal Update,” San Diego Regional Home Care Council (San Diego, CA, August 2016) (presenter)
  • “Employment Law Compliance for Home Care,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Monterey, CA, May 2016) (presenter)
  • “Examining Today and Where We Need to Go,” Home Instead Senior Care (Palo Alto, CA, March 2016) (panelist)
  • “Home Care Legal Update,” Orange County Home Care Council (Orange County, CA, March 2016) (presenter)
  • “Private Duty Workshop,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento and Ontario, CA, March 2016) (presenter)
  • “What AB 1522 Means for Your Agency,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Los Angeles, CA, December 2015) (presenter)
  • “Employment Law Update,” San Diego Chapter of the American Board of Home Care (Point Loma, CA, October 2015) (presenter)
  • “Private Duty Workshop,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento, CA, October 2015) (presenter)
  • “Employment Law Updates,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Palm Springs, CA, May 2015) (presenter)
  • “2015 Home Care Update: Town Hall Forum,” Home Care Association of America’s Northern California Chapter (San Mateo, CA, April 2015) (panelist)
  • “Private Duty Workshop,” California Association for Health Services at Home (Sacramento and Ontario, CA, April 2015) (presenter)
  • “2015 Home Care Update: Town Hall Forum,” Southern California Chapter of the Home Care Association of America (Orange, CA, March 2015) (panelist)
  • “Legal Updates in Home Care,” California Franchise Owners of ComForcare Senior Services (Los Angeles, CA, December 2014) (presenter)
  • “Update on Health Care Employment Law,” San Diego Regional Home Care Council (San Diego, CA, November 2014) (presenter)
  • “Update on Health Care Employment Law,” Orange County Home Care Council Meeting (Orange, CA, January 2014) (presenter)

See AllElizabeth H. Murphy in the News

November 23, 2016
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Mia Farber Comments on Elizabeth Murphy Joining Jackson Lewis

November 23, 2016

Mia Farber comments on Elizabeth Murphy joining Jackson Lewis as a Principal in the firm's Los Angeles office in "Industry news, Trends—Jackson Lewis adds employment litigator with two decades of experience," published by Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily. Read More

November 16, 2016
Law 360

Elizabeth “Liz” Murphy and Mia Farber Comment on Murphy Joining Jackson Lewis

November 16, 2016

Elizabeth “Liz” Murphy and Mia Farber comment on Murphy recently joining Jackson Lewis' Los Angeles Office in "Jackson Lewis Nabs Manning & Kass Employment Vet In LA," published by Law 360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

November 14, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis’ Los Angeles Office Expands Litigation Capabilities with Addition of Elizabeth Murphy

November 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 14, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce employment litigator Elizabeth “Liz” Murphy has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a Principal.  Ms. Murphy, who joins Jackson Lewis from Manning & Kass, brings to the... Read More

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July 19, 2019

New California Law Allows Sharing of Home Care Aides’ Contact Information with Unions on Demand

July 19, 2019

A controversial amendment to the California Home Care Services Protection Act (Home Care Act) requires the state Department of Social Services (DSS) to provide the names, phone numbers, and addresses of new or renewing registered home care aides (HCAs) to labor unions on request, unless the aides opt out. The new law, which raises... Read More

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New California Law Allows Sharing of Home Care Aides’ Contact Information with Unions on Demand
July 22, 2019

A controversial amendment to the California Home Care Services Protection Act (Home Care Act) requires the state Department of Social Services (DSS) to provide the names, phone numbers, and addresses of new or renewing registered home care aides (HCAs) to labor unions on request, unless the aides opt out. The new law, which raises concern Read More

New California Law Allows Sharing of Home Care Aides’ Contact Information with Unions on Demand
July 19, 2019

A controversial amendment to the California Home Care Services Protection Act (Home Care Act) requires the state Department of Social Services (DSS) to provide the names, phone numbers, and addresses of new or renewing registered home care aides (HCAs) to labor unions on request, unless the aides opt out. Read More