George L. Murphy Jr

George Murphy focuses his practice on complex federal court litigation involving business litigation, patent disputes, product liability, and cases involving the acquisition or disposition of large companies. Mr. Murphy has successfully represented numerous public and private companies in all phases of civil trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts across the United States, as well as before arbitration tribunals. Mr. Murphy has been particularly effective in leading teams of attorneys in large complex patent and commercial cases as counsel for Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Murphy is also knowledgeable in the areas of alternative fee agreements and early case assessment and has been featured on several occasions as a speaker or panelist on these topics. Over the years he has held a number of significant firm management positions, including responsibility for the firm's Litigation department and as leader of the firm’s Complex Business Litigation team.

Mr. Murphy has been named a Georgia “Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine for several years, most recently in 2014 for Intellectual Property Litigation. He has also been recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Patent Litigation and in 2013, 2014 and 2015, he was recognized for Commercial Litigation and Patent Litigation. Mr. Murphy is listed in the 2014 and the five years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Commercial Litigation and has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” in Business Law. He is also recognized as one of the top business litigators in the nation by a 2009 Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers magazine. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Areas of Practice 1) Complex Business Litigation, 2) Litigation, 3) Class Actions, 4) Patent Litigation, 5) Product Liability and 6) Health Care Litigation
Law School The University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1983)
Admitted Year 1983
Education Furman University (B.A., 1980)
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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