James P. Murphy (1959-2011), (1959-2011)

James P. Murphy (1959-2011), (1959-2011) (Detroit, Michigan)

James P. Murphy (1959-2011), (1959-2011)

Attorney in Detroit, MI
Mr. Murphy's litigation practice spans various areas including securities, bankruptcy, secured transactions, sales, insurance defense, contracts, and real estate matters in the commercial setting. Mr. Murphy represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Michigan. Mr. Murphy's expertise in representation of debtors and creditors in bankruptcy compliments the firm's business law practice. Mr. Murphy's background in debtor/creditor matters includes private workouts commercial collections, liens and lien foreclosure. As an adjunct to his litigation practice, Mr. Murphy frequently advises clients on a variety of commercial matters. Mr. Murphy has substantial experience in the arbitration of customer-broker disputes and claims involving securities and other business matters. Mr. Murphy is a member of the Detroit Bar Association and a member of the Securities and Commodities Law Committee. Mr. Murphy is also a member of the American Bar Association and its Litigation and Business Law Sections.
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Commercial, Bankruptcy and Securities Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Other
Admission Details
Admitted in 1984, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
1989, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
1991, U.S. Supreme Court
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Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
George Washington University Law School
Class of 1984
J.D.
University Attended
University of Michigan
Class of 1981
A.B.
Birth Information
Born in 1959
Glen Cove, New York, 1959
Associations & Memberships
Detroit Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan.
Representative Cases
Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company v. Allstate Insurance Company, 202 F.3d 897 (6th Cir. 2000) Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company v. Allstate Insurance Company, 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22585 (E.D. Mich. 1998) Hensley v. Fortis Benefits Insurance Company, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17270 (E.D. Mich. 1999) Hertzberg v. Loyal American Life Insurance Co., 106 Bankr. 131 (E.D. Mich. 1989) Krear, et al v. Malek, et al, 961 F. Supp. 1065 (E.D. Mich. 1997) State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Great-West Life and Annuity Insurance Company and Mechanics Laundry and Supply, Inc. Employee Health and Welfare Benefit Plan, 1997 U. S. Dist. LEXIS 12488.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Berry Moorman Professional Corporation
The Buhl Building, 535 Griswold Street, Suite 1900,
Detroit, MI 48226-3679
U.S.A.
Phone
313-496-1200
Office Information
Office Information
James P. Murphy (1959-2011), (1959-2011)
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Berry Moorman Professional Corporation
The Buhl Building, 535 Griswold Street, Suite 1900,
Detroit, MI 48226-3679

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