James Murphy is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Alberta, James spent five years as a commercial insurance broker in the construction and energy services industries. In May of 2020, he graduated from the International Energy Lawyers Dual J.D. program between the University of Houston Law Center and the University of Calgary.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Texas


  • University of Houston Law Center, University of CalgaryJ.D.cum laude2020
    Alberta Law Review
    International Energy Lawyers Program
  • University of AlbertaB.Com., Finance2011