John Martin Murphy

Top rated Products Liability attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Kelley Ferraro, LLC
John Martin Murphy
Kelley Ferraro, LLC

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Class Action & Mass Torts; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1996

Education: The Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

Kelley Ferraro, LLC

950 Main Avenue
Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44113 Visit website


As an equity partner at Kelley Ferraro, 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 high school baseball and enjoys playing softball. He also serves as a board member with the Cleveland Baseball Federation.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts

Focus areas

Toxic Torts

  • 70% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 30% Class Action/Mass Torts

First Admitted: 1996, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • 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
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Commissioner, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Softball League
  • Board Member, Cleveland Baseball Federation
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
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Mayor's Court Magistrate
Educational Background:
  • Purdue University, B.A., 1992
  • Gilmour Academy, 1988

Office location for John Martin Murphy

950 Main Avenue
Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44113

Phone: 216-238-8654


13 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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