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Special Counsel

Colin T. Murphy

Collin Murphy Financial and retail litigation.

Colin is a trusted “go to” resource to clients. He serves the construction, insurance and financial industries.

After spending his early  career years with a California based litigation law firm, Colin joined Severson & Werson in 2015. He works out of Severson & Werson’s Northern and Southern California  offices in San Francisco and Irvine, providing personal service and  dedication to his clients.  Colin has successfully defended professionals of multiple disciplines, individuals and businesses  in lawsuits and other forms of dispute  involving construction defects, personal injury and payment claims.  He has successfully defended and prosecuted breach of contract, assumption of risk, waiver and release,  and equitable and indemnity claims. Colin also provides general counselling and  advisory services to design and construction professionals, and serves as monitoring counsel for claims located throughout the U.S. 


  • Santa Clara University, J.D., 2013
  • University of California Santa Cruz, B.A., History, 2009


  • California