Patrick T. Murphy
Patrick Murphy is a seasoned personal injury litigator with extensive experience in nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. Time and again Patrick has been recognized as one of the top personal injury lawyers in his field.
Mr. Murphy received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Kent State University. He was awarded his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law where he was a vice chairman of the Moot Court Board of Governors.
He has been designated as an Ohio Super Lawyer and one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. In 2007 he was selected as a finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year by Public Justice for his efforts in obtaining a $52 million class action judgment for injured workers against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubble. Patrick has also been honored as a member of the Irish Legal 100 and was selected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is recognized as a member of both the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Patrick is an active member in many trial organizations including Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers; Ohio Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; and the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group.
Pat has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Heart Association in Cleveland and as an officer and trustee of Cleveland’s West Side Irish American Club. He has served as Executive Director of Cleveland’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade committee and is a founding member, trustee and officer of the Irish American Law Society of Cleveland.
Areas of Practice:
Nursing Home Abuse
Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury
Education & Court Admissions:
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio 1986
United States District Court Northern District of Ohio 1987
United States Court of Claims 1991
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2021
Associations & Memberships:
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
American Board of Trial Advocates
The Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Lake County Bar Association
Nursing Home Litigation Group
Irish American Law Society of Cleveland
Leadership & Honors:
Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer
Irish Legal 100, 2015 Honoree
Public Justice Foundation, 2007 Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist
Martindale Hubbell AV Rated
AVVO rating – Superb
Ohio Super Lawyer
Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Executive Director Emeritus
Irish American Archives Society of Greater Cleveland 2020 Walks of Life Honoree
On a Personal Note:
Pat enjoys spending time with his family, golf and travel (especially to his native Ireland). He is intensely involved in the Cleveland Irish Community having served as an officer in many organizations. Pat is proud of having served as the Executive Director of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized the publication of a book chronicling the 175 Year History of the Cleveland parade and chairing an Irish-American Law Symposium in Ireland in 2016 and 2022.