Ms. Murray, a founding shareholder of Underwood Murray, has nearly twenty years of reorganization and workout experience advising business owners, debtors, trustees, creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and asset purchasers and sellers. She has experience both on the legal side and on the business side in a global financial institution. She counsels businesses and owners in a wide variety of industries including but not limited to real estate, hospitality, pharmaceutical, medical services, construction, insurance, transportation, logistics, aviation, and financial services.
In addition to her broad range of representations in core bankruptcy matters, Ms. Murray counsels her clients in making critical business decisions, while prosecuting and defending complex business disputes. She has been involved in director and officer liability litigation, bondholder disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, court-appointed receiverships, assignment proceedings, recovery of large and small business assets, and lien priority disputes related to a varieity of collateal including real property, equipment, aircraft and logistics-related assets.
In 2018 the American Bankruptcy Institute recognized Ms. Murray as a top “40 under 40,” one of the highest honors in the industry for young professionals. She also has been named in Chambers & Partners, USA, Florida’s Super Lawyers, and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite multiple years running, and she holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.
Ms. Murray is a contributing author to Creditors’ and Debtors’ Practice in Florida, is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy and insolvency topics, serves as chair of ABI’s Real Estate Committee, and is active in local and national bankruptcy bar associations.
Ms. Murray is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she later received her J.D. with honors.
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Real Estate Committee Chair, 40 Under 40 2019
- International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
- Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, Secretary
- Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association
- Inns of Court, Ferguson White Inn of Court
- National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges – Next Generation Award 2017
- CREW Tampa Bay
- South Tampa YMCA – Advisory Board member
- Bay Area Legal Services volunteer