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Three Fisher Phillips Attorneys Named to Northern California Super Lawyers 2017 Edition

7.7.17

Fisher Phillips announces that Partners Jason Geller and Tim Murphy in the San Francisco office and Partner Alden Parker in the Sacramento office have been listed in the Northern California Super Lawyers 2017 Edition®.

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist in the search for legal counsel. Approximately five percent of the Northern California Bar received the distinction.

Recognizing the top up-and-coming attorneys in the region, the selection process for “Rising Stars” is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process except that attorneys must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Approximately two percent of the Northern California Bar received this distinction. 

Geller is the managing partner of the firm's San Francisco office. He represents employers in all facets of employment law matters and has extensive experience defending employers in federal and state courts, as well as in investigations in front of various enforcement agencies. Geller has been listed in the Employment & Labor category three years in a row. He received his J.D. from the Gonzaga University School of Law (1993) and his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara (1989).

Murphy has more than 40 years of trial experience, and his practice has focused on matters concerning sexual harassment, race discrimination, whistleblower allegations, retaliation, wrongful discharge, trade secret protection and disability discrimination. He has been included in the Employment Litigation category for the past ten years. Murphy received his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law (1972) and his B.A. from Stanford University (1969).

Parker is the managing partner of the Sacramento office. He has considerable experience defending employers in litigation involving claims regarding California’s wage and hour laws, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Parker advises clients on leave management issues and the interactive process for employees with disabilities, reinstatement obligations under various leave laws and wage and hour compliance. He has been named to the Northern California Super Lawyers list three times prior, from 2013-2015. Parker earned his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (1998) and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego (1994).

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