Edward L. "Ed" Murphy Jr.

Edward L. "Ed" Murphy Jr.

Foley & Murphy

Recognized since 1995

South Bend, Indiana

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Ed Murphy is known for his intense advocacy, determination and thorough preparation on behalf of his clients.

Most of Ed’s work has been on behalf of insurance companies and their insureds. His clients have included major retail chains, trucking companies, construction companies, Indiana businesses and individuals. Over two decades ago, Ed broke into the practice of defending hospitals and doctors in medical malpractice claims. Ed became passionate about defending medical malpractice cases and these cases have now become the dominant part of his work. He represents all of the major medical malpractice insurance companies and has represented doctors and hospitals in almost every part of Indiana. Ed also accepts plaintiff’s cases in the areas of personal injury, employment disputes, discrimination/EEOC cases and insurance coverages.

Ed earned his bachelor’s degree and law degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. He then clerked for the Indiana Supreme Court before beginning his career in Fort Wayne.


  • Litigation


  • Indiana, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1968


  • Allen County Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

Contact & Links
  • 1002 East Jefferson Boulevard
    South Bend, IN 46617
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., graduated 1968
State Clerkships
  • Indiana - Supreme Court

Foley & Murphy

South Bend, Indiana

1 The Best Lawyers in America® award

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Special Focus:
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation


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