Petti Murphy Associates - Geneva Personal Injury Attorneys


To protect your health, and the health of our employees, we are not taking in person appointments at this time. We are however, still accepting new cases and providing consultations by telephone.
If you would like to schedule a telephone conference to discuss your current legal needs with an attorney, or need to reach our paralegal, Erin O’Connell, please call her at # 630-362-5039 or email If you are a current client, you may reach attorney Edgar Petti at or # 630-404-9303.
We want to ensure you that your legal matters are moving forward and we continue to work hard on your cases. We know how much each one of your cases that you’ve entrusted to us means. We are available by telephone and email to answer any questions that you may have, and discuss your legal options.
Please stay safe and healthy, and know that this unprecedented time will pass.
Thomas L. Murphy


Orland Park, IL






Mr. Murphy resides in the Orland Park area. He was born in Topeka, KS, and grew up in Oak Brook, IL. He has represented both small and large businesses. He has been associated with private law practice firms in downtown Chicago and in the Chicago Suburban area. For over twenty-five years, he has maintained his principal law office for Petti Murphy & Associates in Orland Park, Cook County, IL.

Mr. Murphy's corporate law work includes serving as a staff legal counsel for Central Soya Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN; and General Counsel of Andrew Corporation, an international electronics business. As a private practice trial lawyer, he has tried cases in the U.S. District Court, Northern Dist. of IL, and in the Circuit Courts of Cook, Will, Lake, DuPage, Kendall and Kane Counties. He has argued before the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court, and the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Business Transfers/Stock Sales and Purchases
  • Incorporations & Shareholder Agreements
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy Law & Debt Resolution
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor
  • Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
    • B.A.
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kane County, IL Bar Association
  • Will County, IL Bar Association
  • Southwest Bar Association of Cook County, IL
  • Past President of the Corporate Counsel Association, Chicago, IL
  • Corporate Counsel Association, Board of Directors
  • Federal Trial Bar, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • President, Director, Orland Park Rotary Club
  • Director of the United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago