George J. Murphy is the Administrative Director in charge of Gibbons’ Philadelphia Office. Mr. Murphy is a trial lawyer who practices primarily in pharmaceutical and products liability, professional liability, employment and major casualty litigation, class actions and multidistrict litigation. From 1979 to 1984, he was an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia where his success as a trial attorney led to his promotion to the habitual offender unit of that office. He has tried over 100 jury trials, many involving pharmaceuticals, medical products or other sophisticated equipment. He is a frequent author and lecturer on various mass tort and trial topics, and is a faculty member at the 2006 IADC Trial Academy at Stanford Law School.
Other Court Admissions — United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
Mass Tort — Class Actions and MDL's in DES, Bone Screw, Skin Cap, PPA and various
Represented manufacturers and distributors in indiduaal and mass tort
litigation in medical, consumer, crane and material handlng equiptment
and gas explosion cases.