Murray, Hogue & Lannis

Timothy Murray


Mr. Murray, a partner in the firm, updates the landmark contract law treatise Corbin on Contracts (Lexis/Nexis) and is the co-author of the single volume Corbin on Contracts Desk Edition (2017). He has written extensively for Lexis on contract law matters and has updated numerous chapters in Lexis' formbook series Current Legal Forms, including the chapters on sales, franchising, joint ventures, assignments, and others. He serves on the editorial advisory board for Lexis Practice Advisor Journal.

Mr. Murray helped to rewrite the Pennsylvania contract law jury instructions. The Civil Instructions Subcommittee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for Proposed Standard Jury Instructions wrote in its introduction to the 2017 supplement: “The subcommittee sincerely thanks Timothy Murray, Esquire, of Murray, Hogue & Lannis in Pittsburgh, who has generously contributed countless hours of his expertise in rewriting the contract 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).”

Mr. Murray has represented numerous businesses and individuals in all manner of contract transactional matters and disputes, including, among many others: General Motors Corporation, Bayer Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Avery Dennison, Alcoa, Nissan North America, companies of the Marmon Group, Mazda Motors of America, General Reinsurance, Lanxess Corporation, TWA, Kawasaki Motors, Nova Chemicals, Renda Broadcasting and Electrolux.

Mr. Murray has lectured extensively on contract law. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania bar since 1984, and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, in 1981, and his J.D in 1984 from the University of Pittsburgh.