Patrick Murphy is currently a Partner in the Philadelphia office at Fox Rothschild LLP after serving two-terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Patrick, a former congressman and decorated Iraq War veteran, passed pragmatic legislation in the energy, healthcare, and education fields.
A dynamic leader and MSNBC contributor, Patrick advises a broad range of clients on legislative, regulatory, public policy and advocacy matters. Additionally, Patrick serves as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joining Fox, Patrick represented over 700,000 constituents from Pennsylvania’s Eighth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms. He served on the Appropriations, Intelligence, and Armed Services committees and championed equality by authoring the bill repealing the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy, coauthored the 21st Century GI Bill and Hire Our Heroes legislation for his fellow veterans, and authored a U.S. Patent and Trademark Bill addressing the patent application backlog.
Immediately following 9/11, Patrick served two overseas deployments – Tuzla, Bosnia in 2002 and Baghdad, Iraq in 2003-04, where he earned the Bronze Star for Service.