Drew Murphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Zarren Law Group, LLC
 | 8 Park Center Court, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21117
Phone: 301-228-0810
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Andrew F. Murphy ("Drew") is a corporate and real estate attorney who assists lower and middle market companies with an array of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations, corporate governance, contracts, and real estate leasing and dispositions.  Drew also has a history handling trusts and estates matters for entrepreneurs and their families. Drew’s legal acumen and personal touch allow him to provide clients with diligent counsel, while maintaining a reasonable and amicable approach to tackling the complex and sometimes arduous matters faced by many businesses and individuals. 

Drew provides guidance and representation throughout all phases of the business cycle, from initial organization to sale or succession, and at all points in between.  Drew was recognized as a SuperLawyers® Rising Star in Maryland in 2019, a 2017 Best of Frederick Lawyers by Frederick Magazine, and was also named as one of the top 250 attorneys for Cannabis Law by Databird Research Journal. 

Prior to joining ZLG, Drew worked at a boutique transactional and real estate law firm where he was trained by a former ‘big firm’ partner. Drew also served as a Law Clerk for Hon. Thomas F. Stansfield of the Carroll County Circuit Court.  Practicing law is a second career for Drew as he previously served on an audit and assurance team with Deloitte.

Drew received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2012 and his LL.M. in Tax from the University of Baltimore in 2014. Prior to pursuing his formal legal education, he received a dual B.A. in Accounting and Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College in 2005.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (30%)

Mergers & Acquisitions (30%)

Real Estate (20%)

Estate Planning & Probate (20%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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About Drew Murphy

Admitted: 2012, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.zarrenlawgroup.com/andrew-f-murphy


  • Business/Corporate, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Best Lawyers, Best of Frederick, Frederick Magazine, 2017
  • 250 Cannabis Law Experts, Top 250 Cannabis Law Experts, Databird Research Journal, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Estate Planning Concentration - University of Baltimore School of Law, 2012
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Estate Planning Certificate, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Estate Planning Council of Frederick County, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Section, Estates and Trusts Section, Business Law Section
  • Maryland Bar Association, Member, 2012
  • Bar Association of Frederick County, Young Lawyers Section, Chair, 2016-2017
  • Bar Association of Frederick County - Member, 2013
  • Carroll County Bar Association - Associate Member, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Downtown Frederick Partnership, Member, Corporate Committee
  • Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, Member
  • Frederick Police Activities League, Member, Board of Directors

Educational Background:

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
  • University of Baltimore - JD with concentration in Estate Planning, 2012
  • Washington and Jefferson College, B.A. in Accounting and Political Science, 2005

Industry Groups

  • Cannabis
  • Construction
  • Development
  • Middle Market
  • Private Equity
  • Sales & Leasing
  • Technology
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Venture Capital
Office Location for Drew Murphy

8 Park Center Court
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21117

Phone: 301-228-0810

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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