Home > News Center > Press Releases > Murchison & Cumming Welcomes Associate Partner to San Francisco Office

Murchison & Cumming Welcomes Associate Partner to San Francisco Office

April 3, 2018

Murchison & Cumming is pleased to announce Kurt Hendershott has joined the San Francisco office as an Associate Partner. With 30 years of experience in civil litigation defense, Mr. Hendershott has experience in the areas of trucking, products liability, personal injury, and employment litigation.

Mr. Hendershott has been selected as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" and is respected by his peers for his ability to manage cases from inception to resolution. Whether by trial or informal resolution, he is known for his immediate response to the needs of clients - regardless of the size of the case. He vigorously defends his clients and has handled numerous cases with multi-million dollar damage claims and trial cases with positive jury results.

Mr. Hendershott grew up in Anchorage, Alaska where he was a part of his high school's cross country running and ski teams; experiences that became stepping stones toward his legal career. Being coached by an Olympic skier helped create the discipline and hard work that his clients appreciate today. Mr. Hendershott was recruited to run and ski at various colleges and being a Pacific Northwest kid at heart, he chose University of Oregon where he graduated cum laude. For law school he attended the University of California, Hastings College of Law where he was a contributing member of The Constitutional Law Quarterly. A member of his high school Drama, Debate, and Forensics team, Mr. Hendershott learned to successfully argue and defend his case beginning at an early age. Away from the office Mr. Hendershott enjoys sports, concerts, and attending plays.