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Christopher G. Long
Christopher G. Long
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Murphy & Riley. P.C.
101 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110

Christopher G. Long

Christopher G. Long is a shareholder of Murphy & Riley, P.C. and has been with the firm since 2006.  He has more than 17 years of litigation experience representing both defendants and plaintiffs in civil actions.  He has represented clients in hundreds of cases involving premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, workplace discrimination, bad faith claims and litigation involving non-profit social services agencies including wrongful death cases.  He has represented clients in the State and Federal trial courts, the Massachusetts Appeals Court and before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. 

Chris served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association from 2009 - 2014.  As Co-chair of its Defense Associates’ Division Committee he organized and presented at seminars for the education and professional growth of young defense attorneys including the How to Survive & Thrive as a New Associate program and the “Brown Bag Lunch” trial practice series.  He also organized and conducted events to promote collegiality and civility among both defense and plaintiff’s attorneys.

Practice Areas

  • Premises liability
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Not For Profit Social Service Agencies
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Property Loss
  • Trucking and Land Transport
  • Civil Rights
  • Bad Faith and G.L. c. 93A/176D
  • Wrongful Death

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2013


  • Providence College, B.A., 1996
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1999

Professional Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2009-2014)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Charitable and Civic Participation

  • South Shore Seahawks Youth Hockey, Board Member (2013-Present)
  • Norwell Men’s Club (2012-present)
  • Norwell Youth Lacrosse (2012-2016)
  • Norwell Little League (2012-2015)