In October 2007, Thomas Murphy joined Pioneer Natural Resources to serve as Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Securities. He was named Corporate Secretary in August 2015. Murphy also served as Secretary of the general partner of Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P. (PSE), a majority-owned, publicly traded subsidiary of Pioneer Natural Resources, from April 2008 until Pioneer’s acquisition of PSE in December 2013.
Murphy began his career in 1987 with the Dallas-based law firm of Jackson Walker L.L.P., focusing in the areas of securities, finance and corporate governance. He received his Bachelor of Science in Management Science from Georgia Tech and his Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in 1986.