Gigi Murphy is a client-focused trial lawyer litigating commercial disputes in both state and federal court across a variety of industries. Gigi was recognized on the 2019 and 2020 Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for Intellectual Property Litigation and Civil Litigation, and on the 2021-2024 The Best Lawyers in America lists for Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation.
Admitted in numerous jurisdictions, Gigi has successfully represented clients in high stakes patent and commercial litigation disputes and injunctive proceedings around the country.
Gigi’s trial experience includes representing a leading U.S. supplier of coated optical fibers in a successful trial before the International Trade Commission, a global heart valve maker in winning a $394 million dollar patent jury trial, and an internet search patentee in a multi-million dollar jury trial. She has also represented various companies in successful injunctive proceedings.
Gigi is respected for her ability to understand client needs and the pertinent law and facts, secure important evidence, and persuasively argue to resolve cases.
She works with busy clients and experts with the same perceptiveness and sensitivity that serve her well in court. Gigi’s clients include national corporations as well as other lawyers seeking Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania counsel. Her pro bono practice includes obtaining protection from abuse orders, assisting asylum seekers, and working with prisoners whose rights have been violated.
Gigi is a member of Barnes & Thornburg’s Racial and Social Justice Committee. She is a former diplomat in the United States Foreign Service and former international business consultant.
The Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2024
Delaware Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Civil Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation, 2019-2020
Barnes & Thornburg Joseph Maley Pro Bono Award, 2018
Penn Law’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
U.S. Foreign Service Meritorious Honor Award, for her management of the Refugee Office at the American Consulate General in Hong Kong during a time of crisis