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Four from Murchison & Cumming Honored in Southern California Super Lawyers Edition

February 1, 2018

Murchison & Cumming, LLP is pleased to announce four attorneys from the firm’s Los Angeles and Orange County offices have been recognized in the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers Edition. The honorees include Managing Partner Dan L. Longo, Senior Partners Guy R. Gruppie, William D. Naeve, and Friedrich W. Seitz.

Mr. Longo was recognized for the seventh consecutive year. He primarily represents skilled nursing facilities, board and care facilities, and hospitals. He focuses his practice in the areas of medical malpractice, legal malpractice, insurance agent/broker E&O, general liability, HOA, and directors and officers liability in a variety of litigation matters.

Mr. Gruppie, one of California’s go-to defense trial attorneys, has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for the 10th consecutive year. He specializes in the defense of complex, high-stakes and high-profile litigation. His clients include national and major regional and local businesses, entertainment/media companies, celebrities, professional athletes and other high net-worth individuals. Mr. Gruppie is a sought-after speaker/lecturer on trial and tort trends.

Mr. Naeve, named for the fourth consecutive year, focuses his practice on medical liability, managed healthcare organizations, employment, wage and hour, D&O and breach of fiduciary duties claims in both State and Federal Courts. He serves as a regional insurance coverage counsel for two nationally based carriers and defends insurance bad faith and coverage actions in both California and Nevada and also as hospitality defense counsel for nationally recognized casual dining entities.

Mr. Seitz served as Managing Partner of the firm from 1986 to 2007 and has been selected for the 14th consecutive year. He focuses his practice on domestic and international product liability, aviation, catastrophic injuries and business litigation and is a specialist in defending wildland fire cases.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have been chosen by their peers and through independent research of Law & Politics. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Only the top 5% of attorneys in each state or region are honored as Super Lawyers.

About Murchison & Cumming, LLP
With a firm history dating to 1930, Murchison & Cumming, LLP is a premier, AV-rated civil litigation firm with five offices in California and Las Vegas, whose attorneys specialize in the defense of domestic and international businesses, insurers and individuals, at trial and on appeal. The firm's attorneys also handle employment matters and business transactions. The firm is a member of the USLAW and Insuralex Networks.

 

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