1501 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207



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Phone: 904.598.9282
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Assistant: Stephanie Cassidy
Phone: 904.380.8087

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation            
  • Securities & Banking
  • FINRA/SEC/State Regulatory
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Contracts/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Fiduciary &Trust
  • Insurance & Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment
  • Life/Disability Insurance Claims
  • Real Estate & Developer


  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. (with honors)
    -Chair, Moot Court Team
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. (cum laude)
    -Gamma Beta Phi; Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Eta Sigma


  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court,  
    Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court ,
    Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court,  
    Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

securites litigation attorney jacksonville Niels P. MurphyNIELS P. MURPHY

Niels P. Murphy is a top rated trial, appellate, and arbitration attorney. As lead counsel, he has represented Fortune 500 Companies, small businesses, professionals, and individuals in hundreds of lawsuits, regulatory, and arbitration matters around the United States for over two decades.Mr. Murphy currently handles complex matters involving securities, compliance, regulatory, business disputes, product liability, professional liability, construction, employment, ERISA, insurance coverage disputes, life and disability claims, and serious personal injury.

Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice before all courts of Florida and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. He has an “AV Preeminent” rating in the renowned Martindale-Hubbell legal directory, which is reserved for attorneys who have “usually practiced for many years, and [are] recognized for the highest levels of professional excellence.” Mr. Murphy was selected by his peers among the “Best Lawyers in America” from 2010-present. He is also listed in Florida Super Lawyers (2009-present)(2013 – present “Top 100 Lawyers in Florida”), Jacksonville Magazine "Legal Elite" (2009-present), Jacksonville Magazine “Top Lawyers” (2009-present), Florida Trend's "Legal Elite" (2010-present), 904 Magazine “Best Lawyers (2010-present) and is only one of a handful of Board Certified lawyers in Jacksonville designated by the Florida Bar as an "Expert in Business Litigation." It is the highest level of recognition for specialization by the Florida Bar and requires significant trial experience and a rigorous qualifying exam.

Mr. Murphy earned his Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, in the top 10% of his class from Vanderbilt University and his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida. While     a student at the University of Florida College of Law, he served as Chairman of the Moot   Court Competition Team and his writing skills earned him a position as a teaching assistant     in Legal Research and Writing. Mr. Murphy served as an LBJ Scholar intern in the United   States House of Representatives and interned for a U.S. Senator. He began his legal career      as an associate with the international law firm of Holland & Knight and served as a named partner with the boutique litigation law firm Liles, Gavin, Costantino & Murphy.

Mr. Murphy currently serves as a Master in the prestigious Chester Bedell Inn of Court and formerly acted as Chair of the Commercial Litigation Section of the Jacksonville Bar Association. He is an Emeritus member of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee of The Florida Bar. Mr. Murphy enjoys golf and basketball. He and his wife, Lynne, have three children and live in historic San Marco.

American Bar Association, Member
Florida Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Bar Association
---Chair, Emeritus, Commercial Litigation Section
Florida Bar Association (Board Certified in Business Litigation)
---Trial Lawyers Section Member
---Civil Procedure Rules Committee Member (Emeritus)
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), Member
Bedell Inn of Court, Master (2011-present); Barrister (2005-2008)

Holland & Knight (Associate)
Liles, Gavin, Costantino & Murphy (Named Partner)
United States Senate, Intern
United States House of Representatives, LBJ Scholar Intern

Duval County Teen Court, Presiding Officer (emeritus)
Episcopal School of Jacksonville
---President, Alumni Association (2007-2009)
---Member, Board of Trustees (2007-present)
Youth Sports Volunteer

Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing, University of Florida
IPE --- Complex Legal Drafting
AEM – Annual Seminar
Teach For America, Nashville TN Inner City School Program

Lost Profits (Dec. 2004)
Proposals for Settlement – How to Avoid the Pitfalls (March, 2005)
Confidentiality Orders in Complex Cases - How, Why, and Do They Work (November, 2005)
Heart Device Litigation (March, 2006)

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