About Greg Murphy
Greg Murphy was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Catholic High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University. In 1988, he obtained his law degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts as well as admission Pro Hoc Vice, Federal Courts in Manhattan, New York; Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Missouri and Mobile, Alabama.
Immediately after graduation, he began his legal career as a prosecutor with the Orleans Parish District Attorneys office. Greg later transferred his position as an Assistant District Attorney to the Livingston Parish D.A.’s office. Through his trial experience, Mr. Murphy has prosecuted over 100 jury trials.
Mr. Murphy’s firm belief is that every case is different and every case is personal. He also believes that success and recovery of damages for victims is based on experience and strong advocacy skills. His vast legal experience, both as an assistant district attorney and as a plaintiff attorney, ranges from representing clients in 18-wheeler cases, adverse reactions to pharmaceutical drugs, traumatic brain injuries, disc injuries, ankle fusions, paralysis and victims injured by drunk drivers. Mr. Murphy has handled cases throughout the United States and has settlements ranging from $1 million to $42 million.
Greg is married to the former Mary Grace and they have two children. He and his family are parishioners of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. He enjoys traveling, snow skiing, duck hunting, and cross fit.
Honors and Awards
Senate of the Louisiana Legislature commendation for dedication and service to the children of Louisiana as a member of the Interagency Council on the Prevention of Sex Offenses and Treatment of Sex Offenders.
Some of Greg’s most notable cases include:
- $6,000,000.00 – Member of attorney committee, recovery for land contamination
- $3,000,000.00 – Accident involving school bus causing traumatic brain injury, settled before trial
- $1,200,000.00 – Recovery for wrongful death and survival action of 62 year old
- $1,100,000.00 – Cement truck caused accident with injuries to disc and legs, loss of ability to continue job, jury awarded damages
- $1,000,000.00 – Lead attorney, recovered damages for exposure to grain dust particles
- $875,000.00 – Lead attorney, recovered damages for off-site chemical migration
- $850,000.00 – Drunk driver caused accident, broken pelvis
- $675,000.00 – Vehicle crossed center line causing injuries, ankle fusion
- $350,000.00 – Drunk driver caused accident, recommended disc surgery
100% of Practice devoted to litigation
Louisiana State and Federal Courts as well as admission Pro Hoc Vice, Federal Courts in Manhattan, New York; Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Missouri and Mobile, Alabama.
Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana J.D.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana B.S.
Areas of Practice
- Motor Vehicle
- Property & Casualty
- Personal Injury
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
Professional Associations and Memberships
Guest Speaker at Louisiana District Attorney’s Association Annual Summer Conference regarding Blood Evidence in Vehicular Homicide Prosecutions
Guest Speaker for Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Department regarding Courtroom Testimony, Forensic Toxicology for Attorneys, Litigating Jury Cases in United States District Court, A Day with David Ball on Damages, Communication with Today’s Jurors, Jury Research Bottom Up, Re-Thinking Experts, Masters in Jury Selection, The Cutting Edge in Courtroom Experience, Ethics and Social Media, TV Techniques for Trial, Slippery Roads and Auto Torts
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