Ms. Murphy Brown is the Director and Associate Professor of Legal Studies at Ursuline College. She is fascinated by the legal, social and ethical issues around working motherhood and family caregiving. Author of Legally Mom: Real Women’s Stories Balancing Motherhood and Law Practice, she teaches in the Legal Studies, Business Management, and MBA programs, focusing on business law and ethics. She has developed courses in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Employment Law, Public Interest Law and Law on Film, and serves on the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals.
Ms. Murphy Brown has a B.A. in English and History from John Carroll University and a law degree from the University of Illinois. Before entering academia full-time in 2005, she practiced litigation, business, and corporate law.