Since 1931, the law firm of Murphy Desmond S.C. has been working to protect the interests of our clients on legal matters that affect their families and businesses. We offer a full range of legal services that include business law, estate planning, criminal law, mergers and acquisitions, immigration, municipal law, family law, litigation, mediation, professional license defense, employment law, real estate, sports law, tax, and more. In addition, Murphy Desmond has numerous lawyers and staff who speak fluent Spanish to serve our Latino clients and a Spanish website.
Over the years, Murphy Desmond has received numerous accolades for our firm and our attorneys. From 2010 through 2013, the firm was named "#1 Preferred Law Firm" by the Madison area magazine, In Business, as voted on by their Executive Register, and we have been in the Top 3 for many years. We are rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and many of our lawyers are named on lists for Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers, rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and lawyers.com, and are highly rated on Avvo.com.
With nearly 40 attorneys in offices in Madison, Janesville, and Appleton, Wisconsin, our lawyers work together to provide timely and innovative solutions to our clients' legal challenges.
Commitment to our communities is important to Murphy Desmond, as well, and has been since our beginnings. Our founder, Robert B. L. Murphy, was a philanthropist and attorney known for his integrity both in and out of the courtroom. We still consider Murphy Desmond to be "Bob Murphy's firm." Our attorneys and staff are active volunteers in many charitable and community organizations, and the firm contributes financially to causes in health, human services, education, athletics, the arts, special events and local business development organizations.
Murphy Desmond is also intent on reducing our environmental footprint. The design of our Madison office in 2007 incorporated numerous earth-friendly features and materials, and the firm continues to utilize processes and supplies that benefit the environment, when possible.
When seeking legal advice, choose a law firm that values relationships with its clients and the community. Choose Murphy Desmond.
Our attorneys practice in many areas of law. Within these practice areas, our lawyers have experience in a wide range of industries including, but not limited to:
Broadcasting, Media & Entertainment
Commercial Collections Agencies
Construction - Residential and Commercial
Food & Beverage - Sales, Distribution and Vending
Franchises-Government & Service Industry
Golf Course Development
Heath Care Facilities - Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Dementia, Adult Family Homes & Adult Day Care
Hospitality Industry-Hotels, Bars, Restaurants
Professional and Trade Associations
Real Estate Development
Retail and Wholesale Business
Software Development & Licensing