Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Murphy was president of Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and Columbia Gas of Maryland providing leadership and strategic direction. He established a track record of driving innovative, ambitious and disciplined initiatives and processes, resulting in increased revenue and efficiencies. During a distinguished 30 year career with Columbia Gas he advanced by achieving increasing levels of responsibility and ultimately being the officer directing regulatory policy, government affairs, communications, community relations, customer service and economic development.
Prior to his career at Columbia Gas, Mr. Murphy worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. His first assignment was as research analyst to the House Energy Committee. He advanced and was appointed executive director of the House Federal-State Relations Committee, created to provide liaison to the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation and provide oversight of discretionary federal funds.