John B. Murphey, Jr.

John B. Murphey, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated State, Local & Municipal Attorney in Chicago, IL

Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue
 | 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1624
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-541-1072
Fax: 312-541-9191
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2012, 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • State, Local & Municipal (80%),
  • Schools & Education (10%),
  • Employment & Labor (10%)
Attorney Profile

John B. Murphey, cum laude graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is a partner with the Chicago law firm Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue.  He serves as counsel to many local government units throughout the State of Illinois.  With a penchant for cases involving civil rights and local government, Mr. Murphey has litigated on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in numerous landmark cases in state and federal courts, including Amoco Oil Company v. Village of Schaumburg (eminent domain), Baird v. Board of Education (due process), and Austin Bank v. Barrington Hills (land use).  Mr. Murphey is a two-time winner of the Litigation Award from the Illinois Institute for Local Government Law, first for his defense of Calumet City’s real estate residential inspection ordinance, and later for his successes in land use and pension cases.

About John Murphey, Jr.

Admitted: 1976, Illinois

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30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1624
Chicago, IL 60602

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Last Updated: 6/14/2016

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