J. Bruce Murphy
Chief Financial Officer

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309


Bruce Murphy joined Kilpatrick in 2012 and currently serves as its Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for managing the financial operations of the firm including firmwide accounting operations, financial planning, and financial reporting and analysis. Bruce works closely with the firm’s Chair and senior management to support and achieve the firm’s strategic plans, profitable growth, and operations.

Prior to joining Kilpatrick, Bruce served as the Chief Financial Officer of two other AmLaw 200 law firms and, while in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and a local CPA firm, served as auditor and financial and tax advisor to clients ranging in size from entrepreneurial owner operators to Fortune 500 companies.


Indiana University B.S. (1980) Accounting

Professional & Community Activities

Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

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