Attorney Rick Petri Passes

It is with heavy hearts that the firm announces the passing on January 10, 2023, of Murphy Desmond attorney Marinus (Rick) Petri.

Rick had joined the firm after working for the City of Madison. His practice focused on liquor licensing, regulatory law, drunk driving laws, criminal defense, litigation, mediation, and municipal law. He was ranked a “Top Lawyer” by Madison Magazine in 2003.

For several years, Rick had been working in an of counsel capacity for the firm until becoming an emeritus attorney in recent years.

Rick’s contributions to the success of Murphy Desmond and his friendship with his peers will always be appreciated.

Our condolences go out to all of Rick’s loved ones.

Published January 25, 2023