Frank Murphy is a trial attorney with more than 35 years of litigation experience. He has tried cases in all of the Trial Courts in Delaware, including the Delaware Superior Court, the Court of Chancery, and the United States District Court. He earned the highest possible “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Review Rating Organization. In a recent peer review poll, his fellow Delaware attorneys offered the following comments:
“Superb lawyer; exquisite judgment. The best.”
“An excellent lawyer and of the absolute highest moral and ethical standard.”
“One of the best.”
“Highest caliber attorney.”
“An excellent trial attorney with the highest possible professional and ethical standards.”
COMPLEX LITIGATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Mr. Murphy is highly experienced in complex litigation. He was a lead trial attorney in the two longest and most complex jury trials in Delaware history, the North American Philips and Hercules environmental insurance coverage actions, where the amounts in controversy exceeded $500 million. He also served as the Court-appointed defense coordinator in the Hercules, Burlington Northern, and Monsanto cases, among the largest commercial cases ever filed in Delaware.
Mr. Murphy routinely represents clients in the Complex Commercial Litigation Division of the Delaware Superior Court. He also serves as Delaware counsel in intellectual property cases in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, PERSONAL INJURY, AND OTHER LITIGATION
- Delaware, 1977
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1979
- U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1979
- Supreme Court of Delaware, 1977
Mr. Murphy is an active member of the Litigation Section of the Delaware Bar Association. Among other projects, he traveled to Moscow as the State Bar's delegate to the "Moscow Conference" the first joint conference between Soviet and American jurists. Mr. Murphy also served as an expert witness on Delaware law in Barclays Bank v. Broad, a lawsuit in the Queen's Bench Division of England's High Court of Justice.
Mr. Murphy was born in Wilmington, Delaware. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law. Admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1977, he served a year's judicial clerkship in the Delaware Superior Court. Mr. Murphy is a frequent lecturer on bad faith and insurance law litigation. Mr. Murphy holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
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Civil Law in Delaware
1011 Centre Road, Suite 210, Wilmington, DE 19805