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Michael Murphy


Formerly the Prosecutor of Morris County and a candidate for Governor of New Jersey, Michael Murphy is also a registered lobbyist and co-founder of Impact NJ, LLC.

Mr. Murphy served as a public defender, municipal attorney, municipal prosecutor, county prosecutor, and in private practice, specializing in such areas as land use planning, products liability, and civil and corporate litigation.

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Jason Orlando of Murphy Orlando LLC

Jason F. Orlando


A former Deputy Attorney General for New Jersey, Mr. Orlando has years of experience in both government and the private sector. Mr. Orlando served as a Special Assistant to former Attorney General (and current Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court) Stuart Rabner and former Attorneys General Anne Milgram and Zulima Farber.

Mr. Orlando practices in the areas of business litigation, government law, criminal defense, and land use.

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John Bartlett, Esq., of Murphy Orlando LLC

John W. Bartlett


John W. Bartlett’s practice includes complex commercial litigation, appellate litigation, election and campaign finance law, and litigation and counseling for non-profit and tax exempt organizations.

Mr. Bartlett is a trial attorney with experience in a broad range of litigation areas, including corporate governance and fiduciary duties, redevelopment law and public bidding practices, tort claims, business divorce, and criminal defense.

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Debbie Rydarowski of Murphy Orlando LLC

Debra Rydarowski


Ms. Rydarowski joined the firm in 2019 and practices in the areas of business litigation and government law.

Her law firm experience includes working as a Litigation Associate at Lowenstein Sander PC and Herold Law PA.  Ms. Rydarowski also served as an Adjunct Professor at Middlesex County College

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Debbie Rydarowski of Murphy Orlando LLC

Tyler Newman


Tyler Newman received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law, where he was a member of the Community & Transactional Lawyering Clinic. As a Clinical Student-Attorney, Mr. Newman represented allegedly-incapacitated persons in guardianship hearings before the New Jersey Superior Court, counseled start-up businesses and non-profits, and administered low-income decedents’ estates.

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Arthur R. Sypek, Jr.


Mr. Sypek joined Murphy Orlando in 2011 from one of the state’s largest and oldest law firms and brings over 37 years of experience in municipal and county government to the firm.

Mr. Sypek currently serves as the Mercer County Counsel and previously served as Counsel to the Mercer County Board of Freeholders.

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Murphy Orlando LLC is a state-wide, full service law firm with offices in Jersey City and Trenton.

In addition to their legal skills, the attorneys of Murphy Orlando LLC offer expertise on public-sector issues that is grounded in years of work in, and exposure to, New Jersey state and local government.