Michael R. Vaughan - Murphy Desmond S.C.

Michael R. Vaughan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 608-257-7181

Since joining the firm in 1972, Mr. Vaughan has represented a wide variety of clients in the legislative and administrative law process. He was ranked as one of the top public interest law lawyers in Dane County in a poll of lawyers published by Madison Magazine in January 2003.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vaughan headed the Wisconsin Legislature's Bill Drafting Section for ten years. During that time he also served as a Wisconsin Commissioner on Uniform State Laws.

Mr. Vaughan is currently listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who In American Law and Best Lawyers in America. An article about lobbyists and the legislative process in Corporate Report Wisconsin called him "...one of the best. An intellectual who can grasp the subject matter of a situation as well as the politics."

University of Wisconsin–MadisonLL.B 1962

Office Location

33 East Main Street, Suite 500
P.O. Box 2038
Madison, WI 53703
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Madison Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Madison Metro Area
Michael R. Vaughan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Michael R. Vaughan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Government Relations Practice (Government Affairs, Lobbying, Regulatory)

Other Information

Gender: Male