crmurphy@reedsmith.com

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Chris is a member of Reed Smith’s Financial Industry Group.  He regularly represents consumer finance companies in litigation matters involving the FCRA, TCPA, TILA, FDCPA and various other consumer protection and fraud acts in both state and federal courts.  Chris has extensive experience in matters concerning commercial and consumer mortgages, revolving credit accounts, auto loans, forfeiture and replevin of automobiles and equipment, and business contract disputes.  Chris also represents clients in matters involving bankruptcy proceedings, labor and employment disputes, and intellectual property rights.

Awards & Recognition

  • California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award, 2016
  • Access to Justice Award, ACLU of Southern California, 2016

Credentials

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2010, J.D., Associate Editor, Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law
  • Indiana University, 2005, B.S., Public Affairs - Financial Management

  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Indiana