Steven J. McEvoy
Steven J. McEvoy is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP. 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. He specializes in the handling of matters involving bus and motor coach roll-over accidents with catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.
Mr. McEvoy also handles all types of general liability, product liability and toxic tort exposure matters including premises liability, personal injury, fraud, breach of contract and exposure to toxic substances such as carbon monoxide and benzene. His clients have included wineries, aerospace parts distributors, contractors and manufacturers, including aerosol manufacturers.
Mr. McEvoy recently sat as second chair trial counsel in a product liability case involving a Class-A tractor manufacturer. He also served as second chair at an arbitration representing a California winery in a breach of contract action against a national wine distributor and marketer. Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. McEvoy interned at the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office and appeared on behalf of juvenile defendants at arraignments and detention hearings.
Mr. McEvoy was recently named a "Southern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine for the second consecutive year. Only 2.5% of lawyers are named to the list, which consists of lawyers 40 years old and younger or practicing 10 years or less.
Incorporating legal expertise with community activism, in 2006 he participated in the New Orleans’ Katrina “Restoring Justice” Project, assisting with coordination of the Public Defender’s court calendar and interviewing inmates whose cases had been halted due to Hurricane Katrina.
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