John Martin Murphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Kelley & Ferraro, LLP
 | 950 Main Avenue, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-575-0777
Fax: 216-575-0799
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (30%)
Attorney Profile

As an equity partner at Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, John Martin Murphy is dedicated to representing clients in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as those across the state. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury and workers' compensation cases that involve mesothelioma, products liability, wrongful death and toxic torts.

In 1992, Mr. Murphy graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts. He then earned a Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1995.

Mr. Murphy started his career defending cases involving asbestos exposure. Today, he uses that experience to represent people who suffer from mesothelioma and other personal injuries. Over the course of his career, Mr. Murphy has obtained millions of dollars for his clients.

As a testament to his achievements, Mr. Murphy is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he holds an Avvo "Excellent" rating.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Murphy serves as a magistrate in the mayor's courts for the Village of Bratenahl and the Village of Grand River, and he is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Ohio.

In his spare time, Mr. Murphy coaches highschool baseball and enjoys playing softball. He also serves as a board member with the Cleveland Baseball Federation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (70%): Products Liability

Class Action/Mass Torts (30%): Toxic Torts

Focus Areas

Products Liability, Toxic Torts

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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About John Murphy

Admitted: 1996, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.kelley-ferraro.com/Attorneys/John-M-Murphy.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Ohio Rising Star 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Rated "Excellent" by AVVO

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mayor's Court Magistrate

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • United States District Court of Ohio
  • New York
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Pennsylvania
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Michigan Bar Association
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Ohio
  • Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Commissioner, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Softball League
  • Board Member, Cleveland Baseball Federation

Educational Background:

  • Purdue University, B.A., 1992
  • Gilmour Academy, 1988
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Office Location for John Martin Murphy

950 Main Avenue
Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44113

Phone: 216-575-0777

Fax: 216-575-0799

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Last Updated: 8/28/2019

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