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Murchison & Cumming Names Two New Partners

January 21, 2020

Murchison & Cumming, LLP is pleased to announce Robert M. Scherk and Nancy J. DePasquale have both been elevated to Partner.

Robert M. Scherk is based in the San Diego office focusing his nearly 40-year practice in areas of professional and legal malpractice, general and product liability, premises liability, and business and commercial law. He also conducts Examinations Under Oath for insurers. Mr. Scherk has tried more than 28 cases to verdict and arbitrated or mediated hundreds more to successful conclusion. In 2003, Mr. Scherk was listed in the America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, granted to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their profession. Mr. Scherk is a member of the San Diego chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and was listed as a Top Lawyer for six consecutive years by San Diego Magazine.

Nancy J. DePasquale is based in the Irvine office focusing her 30-year practice on complex, high-exposure, catastrophic injury cases. She has broad experience in all areas of tort and personal injury cases— including premises, products, labor and employment, health care malpractice, auto/trucking, business torts, and contract disputes. She is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Ms. DePasquale was an educator in Southern California schools for several years and practiced as a Speech and Language Pathologist with a Certificate of Clinical Competence. This experience has proved invaluable to her legal career and specifically to school representation and employment law issues.

 

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