People: Edward "Ted" Murphree, Counsel

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Edward "Ted" Murphree

Counsel

Houston
Direct: (713) 238-1854
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Edward “Ted” Murphree is Counsel in the Corporate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Houston office. Ted has over 17 years’ experience as a government attorney for the City of San Antonio practicing municipal law, with a special emphasis in information technology, privacy, and land use areas of concentration. In addition to his law degree, Ted holds a PhD in Engineering Management with a core emphasis in information security from George Washington University in Washington, DC, as well as two information privacy certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is a past chair of their government sector Examination Development Board.

Edward “Ted” Murphree is Counsel in the Corporate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Houston office. Ted has over 17 years’ experience as a government attorney for the City of San Antonio practicing municipal law, with a special emphasis in information technology, privacy, and land use areas of concentration. In addition to his law degree, Ted holds a PhD in Engineering Management with a core emphasis in information security from George Washington University in Washington, DC, as well as two information privacy certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is a past chair of their government sector Examination Development Board.

Education

  • Ph.D., The George Washington University (2011)

  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law (1999)

  • B.A., The George Washington University (1992)

Admissions

  • Texas

Affiliations

  • Texas State Bar member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) member since 2007
  • ToastMasters, International

Presentations

  • PortSanAntonio CyberSecurity and Ethics CLE Presentation, San Antonio, TX (November 2017)
  • “Federal & Beyond: Government Privacy from Every Angle.” Presented before the IAPP Global Privacy Summit (April 2017)
  • “Security/Privacy Presentation for Lawyers,” presented before the San Antonio Estate Planning Association (May 2016)
  • “Workplace Privacy: Fact or Myth.” CLE presented before City and County Attorney staff (March 2011)

Accolades

  • City of San Antonio EnCORE Recognition for Outstand Performance relating to teamwork and professionalism given by the Tax Increment Fund Unit (2018).
  • City of San Antonio EnCORE Recognition for Outstanding Performance relating to professionalism given by the Transportation & Capital Improvements Department (2018)
  • City of San Antonio, City Attorney’s Recognition for Outstanding Performance relating to the re-write of Chapter 28 of the City Code of San Antonio (2018)
  • City of San Antonio, Recognition and Appreciation Award given by the Office of Sustainability (2013)
  • City of San Antonio, Code Enforcement Services Programs Certificate of Appreciation (2012)
  • Department of the Navy AEGIS Excellence Award for Outstanding Team-Member Support (1996)