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David R. Murphy Esq.

E-mail MeDavid R. Murphy Esq.

Latham, New York

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Property Tax

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Property Tax Trials and Appeals, New York State Bar Association, Nysau, 1980

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1976


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: Recipient, Senior Prize Trial, 1975
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S.F.S - 1971
    • Major: International Affairs

Published Works

  • "Review and Reduction of Real Property Assessments" (Co-Author), Lee, LeForestier & Murphy, 1977
  • "Small Claims Assessment Review: A Decade of Interpretation,", New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 65, 1993
  • "The New York Runner as Pedestrian,", New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 54, 1982
  • "The Appraiser-Attorney Relationship in Assessment Review Proceedings,", New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 60, 1988

Representative Clients

  • General Electric Company (Tax Assessment)
  • Towns of Monroe, Johnstown, Niagara, Greenport and Neversink, New York
  • Town of Newburgh, New York
  • Quad Graphics, Inc
  • Darley Stud Management, LLC
  • Fox Properties, LLC
  • Mazzone Management Group
  • Town of Malta, NY
  • City of Watervliet, NY
  • Town of North Elba, NY


  • Adjunct Instructor, Business Law, Maria College, 1981 - 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rensselaer County Bar Association, Member
  • Albany County Bar Association, Member
  • Saratoga County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Institute of Property Taxation

Past Employment Positions

  • Adjunct Instructor, Business Law, Maria College, 1981 - 1983
  • Partner, Lee, Leforestier, Mavonet Hanet, 1989 - 1990
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  • James E. Hacker

    Jim has a reputation second to none in personal injury law. His record of verdicts and settlements is very impressive.

  • David R. Murphy

    David heads our commercial real estate and property tax law division. He has written extensively in the area of tax certiorari & more.

  • John F. Harwick

    Our business collection efforts are led by partner John Harwick. He has practiced in commercial litigation for more than 15 years. has extensive experience regarding real property executions, sheriff's sales and other collection-related topics.

  • Patrick L. Seely Jr.

    Patrick handles Property Tax Litigation and eminent domain and condemnation proceedings for land owners and municipal authorities alike.

  • Cathy L. Drobny

    Cathy works in Property Tax Litigation before Administration Boards of Assessment Review and the New York State Courts.

Location Albany, NY

Hacker Murphy, LLP
7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham NY 12110

Phone: 518-213-3710
Toll Free: 866-919-9031
Fax: 518-783-8101
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