Jennifer Eileen Murphy

Jennifer Eileen Murphy: Attorney with The Murphy Law Firm, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Jennifer Murphy founded The Murphy Law Firm on January 1, 2019, after practicing for over eighteen years with well-respected firms in the Tampa Bay area. During her extensive legal career, she also served as an Assistant Professor of Legal Skills and Legal Writing at Stetson University College of Law and coached Stetson's tax moot court team in 2005 and 2006 in back-to-back national championship victories in the Florida Bar National Tax Moot Court competition .

The Murphy Law Firm represents businesses and their owners in all aspects of business, including entity formation, organization and structuring, corporate governance, succession planning, and mergers and acquisitions. After an extensive career as in-house counsel for a publicly traded company, Patricia L. Newman joined the firm as counsel to contribute her extensive regulatory and general counsel knowledge to the Firm's business clients.

Since 2004, Jennifer has authored the chapter, Tax Consequences of Divorce, which is published in two Florida Bar publications: Drafting Marriage Contracts in Florida and Florida Dissolution of Marriage. In addition to preparing and negotiating prenuptial agreements, she is often engaged to assist divorce counsel in structuring marital settlement agreements when there are complex business holdings and tax issues involved.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Business Law
  • Entity Selection, Formation and Corporate Governance
  • Preparing Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Bylaws
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Filing Annual Reports
  • Negotiating Business Contracts
  • Planning For Business Succession
  • Tax Controversy
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-536-5302  Phone
www.themurphylaw.com
University Attended:
University of South Florida, B.A., 1996
Law School Attended:
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Year of First Admission:
2000
Admission:
2012, U.S. Tax Court; 2000, Florida
ISLN:
915129919

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Of Counsel on 08/28/14 in Tax Law

    Jennifer is one of the finest tax and corporate lawyers with whom I have worked. She has a tremendous analytical mind combined with the highest ethical standards. I would trust Jennifer to handle any type of tax or corporate matter.

    Jennifer is one of the finest tax and corporate lawyers with whom I have worked. She has a tremendous analytical mind combined with the highest ethical standards. I would trust Jennifer to handle any type of tax or corporate matter. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/28/14 in Real Estate

    Wonderful and professional lawyer. Highly recommend.

    Wonderful and professional lawyer. Highly recommend. Read less

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