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Murchison & Cumming has extensive experience in defending public entities and their employees throughout Southern California. Our Public Entity Defense practice group has more than 20 years of expertise in representing clients in a wide range of claims and lawsuits, including claims involving civil rights, negligent supervision, personal injury and dangerous conditions of public property. With their knowledge of tort law as applied to public entities, our attorneys are proficient in helping defend such claims while at the same time respecting our clients’ interests in holding down costs of litigation as well as protecting their need for privacy and discretion.

We provide our clients with a top litigation team to aggressively and strategically defend each case, tailoring our approach to the clients’ unique issues. We are committed to seeking an early resolution by effectively utilizing alternative dispute resolution techniques.

A sampling of our litigation abilities include:

  • Successfully represented a wrongful death case based on an alleged improper sexual relationship between a school district employee and a student
  • Successful defense of a wrongful death action based on alleged dangerous conditions on public property
  • Successful defense of a case alleging violation of civil rights based on student-on-student bullying

Our public entity specialties include:

  • School districts
  • Cities
  • Transit agencies

For more information about the Public Entity Law Practice Group of Murchison & Cumming LLP, its attorneys and services, please contact:

For more information about the Public Entity Practice Group of Murchison & Cumming LLP, its attorneys and services, please contact:

Daren E. Hengesbach, Chair
760.416.5128

Daren E. Hengesbach, Chair
213.630.1016