Sue P. Murphy



Education and Clerkships

B.A., Purdue University, 1976, highest honors

J.D., Indiana University, 1979, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions




Sue P. Murphy is a finance attorney who focuses her practice on negotiating and structuring syndicated loans, especially in the healthcare, real estate, financial institutions, aviation, and manufacturing industries. In addition, she has substantial experience in asset based lending, bond financing, loan workouts, debtor-in-possession financing, and aircraft finance. She is also licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Sue is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Dallas Bar Association


AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

  • Included in the Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented borrower in connection with six real estate acquisition financings in 2012, with commitments exceeding $124 million.
  • Represented lead arranger in $200 million specialty health insurance company acquisition financing.
  • Represented lead arranger in connection with $150 million loan to full-service hotel REIT.
  • Represented lender in connection with $200 million restructuring of indebtedness owed by wealthy individual.
  • Represented lead agent in $165 million secured revolving lines of credit to established and start-up physician practice management companies.
  • Represented lead agent in $1.5 billion cross border, multi-currency financing to Canadian telecommunications company and its U.S. subsidiaries.
  • Represented lead agent in $150 million 364-day unsecured facility to bank holding company.
  • Represented lead agent in $2.75 billion loans to cable system operator.
  • Represented lead agent in $400 million asset based loan to chemical company.
  • Represented various companies acquiring aircraft, including the purchase and financing of fractional ownership interests.
  • Represented banks in connection with over $5 billion of workouts and bankruptcies in the aircraft charter, candy making, healthcare, homebuilding and retail businesses resulting in 100% recovery.
  • Represented credit enhancement parties in numerous industrial development revenue bond issues, as well as in connection with tax-exempt hospital and educational bond issues.

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