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Christopher G. Long



Christopher G. Long is a civil litigation attorney with twenty years of experience.   He joined Murphy & Riley, P.C. in 2006, bringing with him years of experience in representing both defendants and plaintiffs in civil actions.  He specializes in premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, workplace discrimination and litigation involving non-profit social services agencies.  He has represented clients in both State and Federal court.

Chris was a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association from 2009 – 2014 and was Co-chair of its Defense Associates’ Division Committee.  As Co-chair of this committee he organized 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 has 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

  • Property Loss

  • Wrongful Death

  • Civil Rights

  • Bad Faith and G.L. c. 93A/176D

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; Member of the Board of Directors and Co-chair of the Associates’ Division (2009-2014)

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