Liam Murphy is a tax partner in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Liam’s practice focuses on the tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, spin-offs, restructurings, public offerings and other financings.

Liam was recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2021 and 2022 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – Tax Law.



Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – Tax Law, Best Lawyers, 2021–2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • New York


  • New York UniversityLL.M., Taxation2020
  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    James Kent Scholar

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

  • University of MichiganM.A., Accounting2010
  • Michigan State UniversityB.A., Accounting2009