Lynn Murphy

Lynn S. Murphy, Ed.D., serves the firm in an Of Counsel position from the Los Angeles Office. Dr. Murphy brings 16 years of experience in public education, most recently holding the position of Deputy Superintendent and Chief Business Official at Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Legal expertise and an extensive background in public education give Dr. Murphy a vital and unique perspective when consulting clients on the myriad complex issues facing California's public school districts today.

 A well-regarded expert in school business, Dr. Murphy's involvements include successful school business oversight of a $210 million budget for the second largest public high school district in California. She has also notably coordinated facility and modernization projects through a $198 million General Obligation bond. Dr. Murphy counsels clients on issues such as public education business and finance, facilities, operations and planning, contracts, purchasing, enrollment projection methodologies and negotiations. 

Dr. Murphy helps our legal teams thoroughly examine the practical implications of contract negotiations, benefits and workers compensation topics and facilities management issues. This ensures the F3 legal teams have an internal sounding  board that is familiar with school budget and operational concerns. 

Dr. Murphy served as a mentor for aspiring school business officials in a program sponsored by the California Association of School Business Officials, School Services of California, and the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team, three of the most prestigious school financial organizations in the state. She has also served as a mentor for aspiring school facility managers through the California Coalition of Adequate School Housing. 

Dr. Murphy received her Juris Doctor from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, her Doctorate degree in Education from Pepperdine University, her master's degree from Chapman University and her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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