Eugene “Gene” Murphy, Jr.
Eugene “Gene” Murphy, Jr. (’84) graduated from Loras College magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science. He received his J.D. from ITT Chicago-Kent College School of Law in 1987. Murphy worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney at the Cook County office for ten years. Immediately following, Murphy became a partner with the Quinlan & Crisham in Chicago where he concentrated on commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. He then moved to the international law firm of Bryan Cave where, along with other partners, he founded the Chicago office of the firm. In 2008, Murphy, along with partner John Hourihane, founded Murphy and Hourihane, LLC, where he is managing partner. Murphy is a member of the prestigious Chicago Inn of Court and Irish Fellowship. He also serves as budget director for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.