Bree Murphy

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C. (former Buckley) Office

Bree Murphy is a white collar litigator with two decades of experience representing individuals in the boardroom and the courtroom as they navigate internal investigations, government scrutiny and criminal prosecution. Bree represents executives and corporations in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and state attorneys general offices involving allegations of conspiracy, fraud, public corruption, money laundering and obstruction of justice. With a deep understanding of the impact an investigation may have on individuals and businesses, Bree defends and guides her clients with an eye towards minimizing stress and interruption.

Over her career, Bree has been dedicated to pro bono work and community service. She has worked in partnership with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Justice, and Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) towards the compassionate release of unjustly incarcerated individuals, and she has secured release, parole or clemency for several clients. Prior to joining Orrick, Bree led her firm’s partnership with a local Title I elementary school, raising funds and organizing enrichment programs for the students, as well as coordinating book drives, holiday toy drives and fulfilling teacher wish lists. 

Prior to joining Orrick, Bree was senior counsel at Buckley LLP. She was also an associate in private practice and at an Am Law 100 firm, where she focused on representing individuals and corporations in a variety of complex and challenging federal criminal matters, with emphasis on white collar issues.

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