Our Attorneys

At Murphy & Fay LLP, our attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience. Our staff has the knowledge and expertise to provide the proper solution for your legal issue. We are committed to providing personal service and effective representation for each and every one of our clients.

William J. Murphy


University of Hartford (West Hartford, CT)

BA Politics and Government – 1985

Franklin Pierce Law Center

(University of New Hampshire School of Law) (Concord, NH)

Juris Doctor – 1989


Murphy & Fay, LLP (Providence, RI) – Partner, Trial Attorney

Lead Counsel in 48 Jury Trials in Rhode Island Superior Court and United States District Court (RI)

Dome Consultants, LLC (Providence, RI) – Government Relations/Lobbying Firm


2003-2010                            Speaker of the House – Rhode Island House of Representatives

1993-2011                              Rhode Island State Representative – District 26


Johnson & Wales University (Providence, RI)

Board of Trustees

Waterfire (Providence, RI)

Board Member

Mark A. Fay


Syracuse University College of Law – Syracuse, NY

Juris Doctor

Providence College – Providence, RI

Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, Public Administration

*Cum laude graduate


Murphy & Fay LLP – Providence, RI

2000-Present            Partner

Concentration in Personal Injury, Medical Malpracice, Real Estate Law, Business Litigation, Business Formation and Acquisition

Murphy & Fay Title and Escrow LLC – Providence and Wakefield, RI

2005 – Present            Company Owner, Title and Escrow Agent

Company devoted solely to title and escrow services of residential and commercial real estate

Title insurance agents for Commonwealth Title Insurance Company and Wescor Title Insurance Co.

Rice Dolan & Kershaw – Providence, RI

1992-2000                   Senior Associate Attorney

Gidley, Sarli, & Marusak, LLP – Providence, RI

1989-1992                   Associate Attorney


Rhode Island Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association

Providence College Alumni Board

President, Masonic Temple Condominium Association

Norman Landroche Jr.


Roger Williams University School of Law                         1998

Juris Doctor

Salve Regina College                                                              1988

BA – Criminal Justice & History


Murphy & Fay LLP – Providence, RI

1998-Present               Senior Associate

Concentration in Criminal Defense

Town of West Warwick Firefighter/EMT

Retired Lieutenant after twenty-one (21) years

Bail Commissioner/Justice of the Peace                              2001-present


Member of the Rhode Island Bar Association

President of the West Warwick Retired Police & Firefighters Association (WWRPFA)

Member of the Judicial Nominating Commission

Member of Club Frontenac

Member of American Firefighters Motorcycle Club (AFF-MC)


Contact our experienced Rhode Island attorneys today at 401-490-3200 for a free consultation.