John T. Murray

Associate Buffalo, New York City
John Murray

Jack is a litigator with extensive experience in bet-the-company environmental and commercial litigation.

Jack has represented clients in a wide range of disputes, and has a particular focus on large environmental and commercial cases. This includes actions sounding in mass torts, product liability, breach of contract and business torts.


Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2023
  • Named to Buffalo Business First’s 2022 30 Under 30

Education & Admissions

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2018
  • Canisius College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2015
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
Judicial Clerkships
  • Hon. William M. Skretny, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2016


Representative Matters
  • Represents multinational chemical company in groundwater disputes with potential exposure in the nine- to ten-figure range.
  • Represents multinational chemical company in various product liability actions alleging personal injuries from exposure to discontinued product line.
  • Represents technology service provider in arbitration involving investment management firm with potential exposure in eight-figure range.

Activities & Professional Associations

Present Activities

  • Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network, Board Member and Treasurer

Past Activities

  • Buffalo Law Review, Executive Publication Editor
  • Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Associate

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER)
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
    • Criminal Justice Section
    • Young Lawyers Section

Articles & Publications


  • Co-Author, “Fraud, Executive Law § 63(12)’s Summary Enforcement Procedures and the FCA,” The Daily Record, March 2019