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Jennifer Adams Murphy

Shareholder and Senior Attorney

(630) 377-1554

Ms. Murphy has represented clients before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois and U.S. Departments of Labor and various Illinois circuit and appellate courts as well as federal district and appellate courts in Illinois and throughout the Midwest.


Saint Charles, Illinois

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JENNIFER ADAMS MURPHY has over 30 years of experience in employment and commercial litigation. Ms. Murphy is a cum laude graduate of Marquette Law School where she served as Articles Editor of the Marquette Law Review.

Following graduation from law school, Ms. Murphy was appointed as the judicial clerk to the Hon. Justice Louis J. Ceci of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. After her clerkship, Ms. Murphy’s career has included work as a litigator for a major Chicago law firm and 30 years of private practice in the areas of employment discrimination, retaliatory discharge, non-compete disputes, defamation and various other employment and commercial disputes and litigation.

Jennifer lives in Park Ridge, Illinois and spends most of her free time with her four children (two on opposite coasts, one in college and one in high school) and two dogs (a very large St. Bernard and a very small Pomeranian). She also enjoys cooking, gardening, art, and music.

Ms. Murphy was selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list 2020, an exclusive list recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in Illinois.

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Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • J.D. cum laude
  • Honors: Top ten percent
  • Law Review: Marquette Law Review, Articles Editor

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • B.A.
  • Major: Political Science and Economics
  • Major: Economics

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Chicago Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Illinois State Bar Association

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