Bryan F. Murphy

Bryan F. Murphy: Attorney with Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1980

Bryan Murphy has practiced law for more than 30 years and is listed in Martindale Hubbell as an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer-review rated attorney. He has a varied trial practice, focusing on complex litigation in both commercial and personal injury cases.

Bryan's commercial practice areas include securities litigation, business and partnership controversies, real estate disputes, and attorney malpractice. Personal injury practice areas include wrongful death claims and medical malpractice. Bryan also has an active practice representing physicians in administrative proceedings before the Arizona Medical Board.

Honors & Awards

Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 in Martindale Hubbell

Representative Engagements

Representation of multiple plaintiffs in securities fraud claims involving oil and gas partnerships

Representation of a religious organization in complex securities litigation regarding the sale of time share units in a retirement community

Representation of trust beneficiaries in fraud and malpractice claims against a law firm and brokerage firms involved in trading of Treasury instruments

Representation of a Navajo family in state and tribal courts whose beloved was killed by an intoxicated driver working for a major utility

Representation of a Tucson family whose beloved was killed by a sleep-deprived ambulance driver

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Arizona

Maricopa County Bar Association

Reported Cases

Medasys Acquisition Corp. v. SDMS, P.C., 203 Ariz. 420, 55 P.3d 763 (2002)

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. v. Pugliani, 144 Ariz. 281, 697 P.2d 674 (1985)

Community Involvement

Founding Board Member, Central Arizona Shelter Services 1991 - present

President 1991 to 1993

Founding Board Member, Alliance Linking Poverty and Homeless Agencies

Board Member, Khalsa Montessori Elementary School

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-388-1847  Phone
602-234-9914  Phone
602-343-7914  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 16882, Phoenix, AZ 85014
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1976; Assistant Editor. Industrial Relations Law Journal, 1979 - 1980; Author, Discriminatory Discharge of Union Adherents during Organizing Campaigns - Suggested Remedial Reforms
Law School Attended:
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the District of Arizona; 1980, Arizona; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience


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Phoenix, Arizona

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