John C. Jack Murray Law Library
John C. ("Jack") Murray is vice president and special counsel for First American Title Insurance Company in the company's Chicago National Commercial Services office. Mr. Murray received his bachelor of business administration (with distinction) and law degrees from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Michigan, Illinois, Chicago and American Bar Associations (where he serves as co-chair of the Non-Traditional Financing Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Group Chair of the Commercial Real Estate Transactions and Management Group, and real estate editor of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal), and is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (where he serves as chair of the Amicus Briefs Committee and co-chair of the Publications Committee).
He is a member of the International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is president-elect of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and serves on the Advisory Board of the John Marshall Law School Graduate Program in Real Estate Law. He has served as the regional chair of the Practising Law Institute's annual seminar on title insurance, and as a member of the Board of Editors of Shopping Center Law Report. He also is the former president of the Chicago Mortgage Attorneys' Association and serves on its Board of Directors. He has been elected a Fellow of the Michigan Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and is listed in Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers.