Professor Murray has been teaching law for eighteen years at the University of Michigan, the University of Illinois, Saint Louis University, and Valparaiso University. His primary courses have been Advocacy, Art Law, Legal Research and Writing, and Professional Responsibility, but along the way he has taught Civil Procedure, Damages and Equity (Remedies), Employment Law, and First Amendment and Censorship. Prior to teaching, he practiced intellectual property, corporate and commercial, and products liability litigation at Bryan Cave law firm in St. Louis, and clerked in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He is a member of the Illinois and Missouri Bars.
Professor Murray's scholarship draws from his interest and experience in legal writing, rhetoric, and advocacy, and in art law, intellectual property law, and freedom of expression.