Murray, Hogue & Lannis

Timothy Murray


Mr. Murray, a partner in the firm, has represented numerous businesses and individuals in all manner of contract transactional matters and disputes. He is the author of revised Volume One of the landmark Corbin on Contracts (Rev. ed. 2018), the most influential legal treatise America has produced (cited by judicial opinions across America in excess of 10,000 times). In addition, he is the co-author of the single volume Corbin on Contracts Desk Edition (2017), the biannual supplements for the Corbin treatise, and Corbin on Pennsylvania Contracts (2018). He has written extensively on contract law matters and has conducted numerous contract law seminars in various states. He serves on the editorial advisory board for Lexis Practice Advisor Journal.

Mr. Murray has represented, among many others, General Motors Corporation, Bayer, Covestro, Avery Dennison, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Alcoa, Nissan North America, companies of the Marmon Group, Mazda Motors of America, General Reinsurance, Lanxess Corporation, TWA, Kawasaki Motors, Nova Chemicals, and Electrolux.

Mr. Murray helped to rewrite the suggested Pennsylvania jury instructions for contract law. In its introduction to the 2017 supplement for jury instructions, the Civil Instructions Subcommittee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee for Proposed Standard Jury Instructions wrote: “The subcommittee sincerely thanks Timothy Murray, Esquire, of Murray, Hogue & Lannis in Pittsburgh, who has generously contributed countless hours of his expertise to rewriting the contracts instructions and subcommittee notes. A national expert in contract law, Mr. Murray writes the biannual supplements to the 15-volume treatise, Corbin on Contracts (Lexis-Nexis). In addition, Mr. Murray is a Lexis Practice Advisor, and has served since 2011 as one of Lexis’s pioneer authors in this platform, which is designed to provide practical guidance for transactional practitioners. Lastly, Mr. Murray has lectured extensively about contract law."

Mr. Murray is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He received both his B.A., summa cum laude (1981) and his J.D. (1984) from the University of Pittsburgh.