Patrick Murphy


Patrick is an attorney at BMD's Columbus office. His practice is focused in Federal, State and Local Taxation Law, SALT, Tax Law, Corporate Law, Business Law and Transactional Law.

Contact Information

250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43215


Capital University Law School, J.D.
Capital University Law School, LL.M, Taxation & Busness Law
The Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business, MBA Candidate
Capital University, B.A., Political Science, English


Prior to joining Brennan Manna & Diamond, Patrick worked as an appeals attorney in the Chief Counsel's office of the Ohio Department of Taxation where he specialized in a variety of state and local tax issues affecting individual income tax, pass-through entity taxes, franchise taxes, motor fuel tax, excise taxes, and the commercial activity tax. With the Department, he drafted a number of notable and influential final determinations on a variety of novel topics. He worked directly with taxpayers and their representatives to negotiate settlements and to arrive at the proper legal solution.

Patrick has also worked on both debtor and creditor ends of real estate foreclosures, drafted land contracts, performed title searches, and performed a variety of litigation and dispute resolution matters.

In law school, he served on the Capital University Law School Moot Court Board and competed in the Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court competition.

He served as a VITA volunteer and has volunteered as judge for college and law school mock trial and moot court competitions throughout the state.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • Washington, D.C. Bar
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Honors & Awards

  • CULS Moot Court Board
  • Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competition Semi-Finalist
  • CALI Excellence in the Future Award Recipient

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • The Columbus Bar Association
  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association

Presentations & Publications

  • Ohio Virtual Tax Academy - Appeals and Legal Updates
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