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Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    26 years
  2. Birth Injury: 20%
    26 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    26 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    26 years
  5. Car Accidents: 10%
    26 years



Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Bryan Joseph Waldman

    Brian is an excellent trial lawyers who cares about the people he represents.


    Bryan Waldman Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

30 North Lasalle Street, Suite 3120
Chicago, IL, 60602-2576



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated 1999-2013Martindale-Hubbell2013
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America2013
Super Lawyer 2006-2013Illinois Super Lawyers2013
Am. Jur. Award for the Study of Business CorporationsWest Publishing1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHofeld and Schaffner1991 - Present
AttorneyWilliams & Montgomery, Chicago1989 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Managers1991 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationElected General Assembly1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Christiansen v. Sherman Hospital, et al$22,253,000.00 Verdict
Burtch v. Morse Diesel, Inc., et alVerdict and ultimate settlement for $5,000,000.00
Sinclair v. Anderson Hospital, et alSettlement $7,200,000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Medical Negligence NotebookStatutes of Limitations2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1989
St. Mary's University of MinnesotaMaketing and ManagementBachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Medical Malpractice SeminarPretrial Preparation2011
Medical Malpractice SeminarLabor and Delivery Cases2011
Medical Malpractice SeminarStatutes of Limitations2010
Medical Malpractice SeminarPitfalls in the Plaintiff's Case2008
Litigation Update SeminarExperts2007
Medical Mapractice SeminarLabor and Delivery Cases2006
Medical Malpractice SeminarProving Damages2003
Litigation Update SeminatSeminar Planning Chair and Moderator2002
Medical Malpractice SeminarOB-Gyn Cases2001
Update SeminarMaximizing Lost Wage Claims2000
Medical Malpractice SeminarHosptial Liability2000
Medical Malpractice SeminarMedical Depositions2000
Young Lawyers SeminarIllinois Supreme Court Rule 2131999
Update SeminarIllinois Supreme Court Rule 2131999