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Three Murchison & Cumming Attorneys Named to Southern California Rising Stars List

June 28, 2018

Murchison & Cumming, LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Steven J. McEvoy, and Associates Kelsey L. Maxwell and Christine V. Nitoff have been selected to the 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Southern California.

Mr. McEvoy focuses his practice in the areas of transportation law, product liability, toxic tort and general liability defense. His transportation clients include transportation brokers, motor carriers and tractor manufacturers involved in injury and cargo claim actions. Mr. McEvoy specializes in the handling of matters involving bus and motor coach roll-over accidents involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims.

Ms. Maxwell focuses her practice in the areas of general liability, and specialty tort defense including habitability and discrimination claims. Ms. Maxwell has experience handling matters through all stages of litigation including law and motion matters, discovery, and trial preparation.

Ms. Nitoff focuses her practice in the areas of product liability and general liability defense, and has experience in healthcare provider contract disputes. While in law school, she was a judicial extern for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California and a member of USC Law's Hale Moot Court Honors Program. Ms. Nitoff also served as a Los Angeles County court appointed mediator as part of the USC Law Advanced Mediation Clinic.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

 

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