Alexander J.Murphy (Alex)

Associate

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8283

Alex Murphy's practice focuses on complex civil litigation and product liability defense. He has experience in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including conducting legal research, drafting briefs and motions, and preparing documents for deposition and trial use. Alex is currently involved in Jones Day's nationwide defense of the Engle progeny smoking and health lawsuits brought against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He has been a member of multiple trial teams in cases tried to verdict.

Prior to graduating law school, Alex served in a faculty-nominated role as a student clerk for the North Carolina Civil Pattern Jury Instruction Committee. During his time on the committee, he and a practicing attorney assisted North Carolina superior court judges in updating and revising the state's civil pattern jury instructions.

Experience

  • R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Jones wrongful death lawsuitAfter a trial lasting three weeks, a state court jury in Vero Beach, Florida returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a wrongful death case.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Massachusetts wrongful death lawsuitOn November 17, 2021, following three and a half weeks of trial, a jury in state court in Lowell, Massachusetts returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Jones Day client, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, in a wrongful death case.