Jerome Murphy Tressler LLP

Murphy, Jerome T. Associate

Murphy, Jerome T. Associate

Practice Focus

Jerome serves his clients in a variety of complex litigated matters, including toxic tort and asbestos litigation, actions for breach of contract, indemnity and contribution, professional malpractice, personal injury, construction negligence, employment discrimination and civil rights violations. Jerome also has experience representing buyers and sellers in real estate transactions and closings.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Tressler LLP, Jerome represented medical professionals and service corporations in Wrongful Death and Survival Act actions in state court. His experience also includes the defense of insured drivers in automobile accidents, representation of whistleblowers under the Illinois False Claims Act and prosecuting and defending post-judgment collection actions. Jerome successfully represented the association of several health insurance companies in multi-state actions involving claims of antitrust and civil conspiracy violations. He has defended and brought successful counterclaims for a former employee in a case involving the non-compete, proprietary information and trade secrets provisions of an employment agreement, as well as claims under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act.

During his legal studies, Jerome served as an extern for the Honorable Alexander P. White, Supervising Judge of the Law Division, Tax & Miscellaneous Remedies Section of the Circuit Court of Cook County. As a Supreme Court Rule 711 attorney, Jerome represented indigent clients in divorce and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act litigation in Champaign County, Illinois. 

Jerome was named an Emerging Lawyer for 2018, 2019 and 2022 from Leading Lawyer®, recognizing the accomplishments of less than 2% of lawyers under 40 years old or those practicing less than ten years. He was recently selected by his peers in the 2023 and 2024 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.

Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association