Taj Murphy is a senior associate in the Orlando office of WSHB handling all aspects of construction and employment matters. With expertise in all stages of the litigation process, he handles preliminary investigations, discovery, depositions, settlement negotiations, mediation, motions for summary judgment, trials, and appeals.

Previously, Taj held the position of Legal Director at CAIR-Florida, overseeing litigation strategies in cases involving Title VII, fair housing, FBI watch lists, and advocating for religious equality and fair treatment for incarcerated individuals. He has been involved in federal litigation against the Florida Department of Corrections and has been a strong advocate for the rights of at-risk populations.

A graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, Taj concentrated on litigation during his studies. He also served as a teaching assistant for the first-year legal research and writing class. and gained invaluable experience while clerking for the Honorable George L. Russell, III, who currently serves on the United States District Court, District of Maryland in Baltimore City.

Taj is licensed to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Florida. He has also handled cases in neighboring jurisdictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania pro hac vice.



  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Lafayette College (B.A., 2006)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the 4th District, Federal Court in Maryland
  • New Jersey

Honors & Recognitions

  • Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, Attorney of the Year, 2021

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