Michael Murphy concentrates his litigation practice on defending insurance companies in insurance liability matters, including automobile accidents, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, ATV accidents, premises liability, product liability, construction, and legal and medical malpractice. During his 30-plus years of practice, Michael has secured first-chair jury verdicts and otherwise successfully tried or arbitrated more than 80 cases on behalf of his clients.

Michael was a member of the Journal of Dispute Resolution during law school. He began his career at Deloitte as a tax staff member.

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • St. Clair County Bar Association


Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and children and traveling.

J.D., University of Missouri School of Law, 1989

B.S., Accounting, Creighton University, 1986