Richard B. Murphy

Michael A. Cordier PLC

2025 NE 3rd Street
Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85004


Commercial Real Estate, Construction, Contractor Disputes, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Shareholder Disputes, Trade Secrets, Trademark

Rich Murphy, the firm’s managing partner, is focused primarily on construction, real estate and surety matters; he also has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation cases.  He represents owners, developers, contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers and others involved in the development and construction industry.  Rich frequently defends licensed contractors before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. He also serves as a private mediator and arbitrator in commercial litigation cases.


  • 1993 | University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Law, J.D.
  • 1989 | University of Arizona, B.A. Political Science


  • 1993 Arizona, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit



  • Martindale AV© Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
2025 NE 3rd Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

P: 602-274-9000
F: 602-795-5896
E: [email protected]