Hassan Murphy is a founder and co-managing partner of TRGP Investment Partners LP and is responsible for overall corporate management and oversight, deal sourcing, investment selection, portfolio construction, and commercial litigation initiatives. Hassan is also a member of TRGP’s Board of Directors, the Board of Human Rights First and the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland School of Law. Formerly, Hassan was a nationally recognized trial lawyer in tort, products, consumer class actions, environmental, civil rights, data breach and complex commercial litigation, leading the firm he managed – Murphy, Falcon & Murphy – to over $1 Billion in verdicts and settlements. Results included the then-largest punitive damages verdict and the largest private groundwater contamination settlement in Maryland history and the largest police shooting settlement in the United States. Hassan has been appointed lead counsel and/or to the plaintiffs’ steering committee in multiple class actions across the country.
As defense counsel to Fortune 500’s in bet-the-company litigation in venues across the country, Hassan worked with C-suite leadership to mitigate risk and significantly reduce payouts. He has been named National Trial Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers for Public Justice and to the Top 100 Black Lawyers in America.
He holds a B.A. from Williams College and a J.D. from Georgetown University.