Associate Attorney Benjamin Salvina joined the Murphy Law Group in March 2018.

Prior to joining the Murphy Law Group, Mr. Salvina received the S. Gerald Litvin & Dennis R. Suplee Fellowship to work at Community Legal Services where he represented low-income clients in utility matters. Mr. Salvina then worked at Philadelphia Legal Assistance where he represented victims of domestic violence in matters involving custody, support, and protection from abuse orders.

Mr. Salvina first became involved with employment law as an Assistant City Solicitor with the City of Philadelphia Law Department. Mr. Salvina worked on cases involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disability Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance.

Mr. Salvina attended law school at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was an Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Salvina represented a client in a civil forfeiture matter as a certified legal intern. Mr. Salvina served on the board of the Equal Justice Foundation chapter at the law school. Mr. Salvina volunteered at Philadelphia Legal Assistance’s Guild Food Stamp Clinic, which helps low-income individuals sustain their SNAP benefits.

Mr. Salvina also obtained a Masters in Social Policy from Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Salvina attended Brown University where he graduated magna cum laude.

Mr. Salvina is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Salvina was born and raised in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 2011)

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice (M.S.S.P., 2011)

Brown University (B.A., 2008, magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania (2011)

New Jersey (2011)