Greg Murphy concentrates his practice in banking law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate law, business law, and estate planning. Greg works with small and mid-size businesses across numerous industries and he is licensed in Missouri and Illinois.

Greg’s accounting background, which includes working for private companies prior to entering the legal profession and passing the CPA exam, provides him a unique perspective to understand clients’ needs and goals. His understanding of financial statements and the economics of a transaction allows him to provide effective and efficient counseling. Greg assists his clients with the appropriate financing for mergers and acquisitions and provides advice with the drafting, negotiating, and performance of contracts for the sale of business.

Greg prides himself on providing outstanding client service to exceed his clients’ expectations.  He strives to keep a level-headed business-like approach to each transaction.

Greg grew up in the small town of Herrin in Southern Illinois where his father served as a circuit court judge.



Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009;

  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Public Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • Academic Achievement Award: Commercial Transactions
  • Academic Achievement Award: Federal Courts
  • Dean’s Select Scholarship

Webster University, B.S., Accounting, Honors, 2006

Community Involvement
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • St. Louis Sports Commission, Member (2018-present)
  • Glen Echo Country Club, Board of Directors (2017-present)
  • Webster University Alumni Association, Board of Directors (2013-2015)
  • Best Lawyers – “The Best Lawyers in America” – Banking and Finance Law (2022-present)
  • Super Lawyers – Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars (2016-present)
  • Inductee, Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame for Men’s Golf (2020)
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly
    • “Top 100 St. Louisans You Should Know to Succeed in Business” (2014)
    • “Most Admired Business Leaders” (2014)
Publications & Presentations
  • Janette M. Lohman and contributing author Gregory J. Murphy et al., A Business Planning Guide to Successor Liability Laws, State Tax Notes, Oct. 13, 2008.