Kathleen A. Murphy


Kathleen A. Murphy


Practice Focus

Corporate and Fiduciary Litigation


Direct: (302) 281-4876
Fax: (302) 691-6834
Email: kmurphy@mdsulaw.com

Litigation Paralegal

Anna J. Malec
Direct: (302) 281-2586
Email: amalec@mdsulaw.com
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Kathleen’s practice centers on corporate and fiduciary litigation in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Kathleen counsels both individual and corporate trustees in all corporate, business and trust litigation matters.

During law school, Kathleen was the associate editor of The Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest and served as a member on the Moot Court and Career Services Boards.

Following law school, Kathleen served as a Commercial Litigation Associate at Morris James LLP, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and Reed Smith LLP.  She began her career as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III of the Superior Court of Delaware.


  • Delaware, 2008
  • Pennsylvania, 2007


  • University of Richmond School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2007
      • The Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest: Associate Editor
      • Moot Court Board Member; Career Services Board
  • The Catholic University of America, Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, cum laude, 2003
      • Ryan Academic Scholarship

Professional Associations

  • Delaware State Bar Association Women and the Law Section – Co-Chair (2017-2019)
  • Delaware State Bar Association Litigation Section – Vice Chair (2017-2018)
  • American Bar Association – Business Law Section

Thought Leadership

  • 2012-2018 Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation – American Bar Association
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