ATLANTA, Sept. 20 2004 LAWFUEL – Best law news, legal research, at…

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 2004 LAWFUEL – Best law news, legal research, attorney, law firm news Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP has hired J. Bruce Murphy as Chief Financial Officer.

Most recently, Mr. Murphy was the Chief Financial Officer for the law firm
of Baker & Daniels in Indianapolis, IN where he directed aspects of that
firm’s finance department across diverse business units and geographic
locations.

Charles Vann, Chief Operating Officer, commented, “The Firm was seeking a
finance officer who could play a key role in providing Powell Goldstein with
the finance support needed in an increasingly complex business. We view sound
financial management as essential to remaining competitive and helping to meet
the demands of our clients.”

Mr. Murphy commented, “I am extremely excited about joining Powell,
Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy. The Firm recognizes the importance of and is
committed to leveraging finance to support the efficient delivery of legal
services to its clients. We will align the finance initiatives with the
business objectives of the Firm to improve the efficiency and pricing of our
services.”

Bruce Murphy will direct the Firm’s Finance Department and all of the
accounting functions in both the Atlanta and Washington, DC offices. He
oversees preparation of the Firm’s budget, financial reporting, banking
relationships and financial analysis as well as billing and collections. He
will also be assisting the Firm in the relocation to One Atlantic Center in
Atlanta and 901 New York Avenue in Washington later this year

He is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and is a
Certified Public Accountant.

Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, LLP was established in 1909, and the
firm employs more than 300 attorneys providing legal counsel in a wide variety
of practices from offices in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. For further
information on Powell Goldstein, visit the firm’s Web site
at http://www.pgfm.com .