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Sean Patrick Murphy

Business Attorney at Farmington Hills, MI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2014
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Sean

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Sean Murphy is the founder of the Murphy Law Firm PLC. He founded the Firm with the goal of helping individuals and small businesses in the local community navigate difficult situations or avoid them altogether. Sean’s dedication to his clients has earned him recognition as a top attorney in his field by both Super Lawyers and dBusiness magazines.

After graduating first in his class and summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Sean worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for Justice Stephen J. Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court. This experience allowed Sean to work along side some of the brightest legal minds in the State of Michigan, and it allowed him to learn how courts operate from the top down. Following his clerkship, Sean then worked for several local law firms, honing his craft and preparing to form his own firm. Throughout his career, Sean has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in courts throughout Michigan, and he has been able to achieve tremendous results for his clients.

​Sean’s practice includes small business, real estate, employment law, civil litigation, probate, estates and trust administration, estate planning, and construction law. He is licensed to practice law in courts throughout Michigan and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.


Murphy Law Firm PLC
34705 W. Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI, 48331

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Posted by anonymous | November 9, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Top Tier Counsel
Sean has helped me through many difficult situations, and I would recommend him to anyone. Very few former Supreme Court law clerks are as accessible as Sean, and anyone needing legal representation should give him a call.


  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Murphy Law Firm PLC
  • 2021 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Boutique Litigation Firm
  • 2018 - 2021
  • Associate Attorney
  • Shifman & Carlson, PC
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Judicial Law Clerk to Justice Stephen J. Markman
  • Michigan Supreme Court
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Legal Intern for the Office of the United States Trustee
  • United States Department of Justice
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Teaching and Research Assistant: Legal Writing and Criminal Law
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • 2013 - 2014
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  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • Western Michigan University
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2011


  • Oakland County Bar Association Fellows
  • Fellow
  • 2019 - Present
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • 2018 - Present
  • Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Shamrock Bar Association
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • 2019 Top Lawyer
  • dbusiness
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Taxation Section Award
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • 2014
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  • Michigan Tax Lawyer
  • Michigan's New Corporate Income Tax
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Estate Planning Seminar
  • Estate Planning Basics
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

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Litigation Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Sean is a superb litigator. He understands complex issues and knows how to produce positive results for clients even in the most difficult of cases. His attention to detail is excellent and I would also argue that his brief writing is second to none. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the chance to work with Sean on a few different matters. He is passionate about his work, and has a keen attention to detail. His practical approaches to pursuing his clients' needs makes him a great choice for anyone looking to hire an attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
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Farmington Hills Business Lawyer Sean Patrick Murphy
Sean Patrick Murphy
Business Attorney
Farmington Hills, MI
Licensed for 9 years
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