Murphy & Ellis, PLLC


121 W. Forsyth Street
Suite 800
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

(904) 342-6009

Murphy & Ellis, PLLC Overview

Murphy & Ellis, PLLC is a business and civil litigation law firm located in Jacksonville, Florida that serves clients in the Duval County region. Practice areas consist of business formation, contract law, business and commercial transactions, insurance law, and general counsel services including intellectual property, licensing, employment issues, regulatory compliance, taxation, civil litigation in a wide variety of disputes for individuals and businesses, arbitration and mediation, and more.

James Murphy and Rob Ellis each have more than 20 years of experience and in-depth legal knowledge that enables them to take a hands-on approach to legal matters at the local, state, and federal levels. With personal attention, they help clients better understand each step of the legal process and provide skilled guidance along the way.

Murphy & Ellis was founded in 2013 with the goal of creating a law firm with an emphasis on relationships, where the attorneys could get to know clients and anticipate their needs in order to provide a higher level of service than a larger law firm. The legal team thoughtfully analyzes each type of transaction, negotiation or circumstance and pursues ways to protect clients’ rights and interests.

Year this Office was Established: 2013

Languages: English

Murphy & Ellis, PLLC Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Asset Protection and Risk Management Strategies; Banking and Lines of Credit; Employee Discipline and Termination; Franchise Agreements; Insurance Coverage and Disputes; Licensing; Partnership Disputes; Preparation of Annual Reports; Permitting, Zoning and Land Use; Regulatory Compliance; Securities; Shareholder Resolutions; Trademark and Service Mark; Operating Agreements; Stock Transfers; Stock Purchase Agreements; Joint Venture Agreements; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Breach of Contracts; Property Damage; Construction Litigation; Consumer Litigation; Product Defects; Torts; Uniform Commercial Code Transactions (UCCs); Divestments; Covenants Not to Compete; Executive Compensation Packages.



Robert Ellis Mr. Robert Ellis
Business Law, Insurance, Litigation, Wrongful Death
James T. Murphy Mr. James T. Murphy
Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Insurance

Murphy & Ellis, PLLC Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar