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Four Murchison & Cumming Women Attorneys Named to Southern California Rising Stars List

June 29, 2021

Murchison & Cumming, LLP is pleased to announce that Partners Kelsey Maxwell and Tina Vo, Associate Partner Georgiana Nikias, and Associate Suzanna Harman have been selected to the 2021 Southern California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Southern California.

Kelsey L. Maxwell is a Partner in the Los Angeles office. Ms. Maxwell focuses her practice on the areas of general liability, entertainment, product liability and specialty tort including habitability and discrimination claims. She is a graduate of The University of Arizona (B.A.) and Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D.). Ms. Maxwell started with the firm as a summer associate at M&C's Orange County office in 2012 and 2013 continuing on as an attorney in Los Angeles beginning in 2014.

Tina H. Vo is a Partner in the Los Angeles office. She has experience in products liability, business torts, commercial, entertainment, and commercial trucking defense litigation. Ms. Vo is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University (B.A.) and University of Miami School of Law (J.D.). Ms. Vo is a member of the California and Florida bars and has shared/developed her multijurisdictional experience by her participation in the American Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association, the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, among other bar and bench activities.

Georgiana A. Nikias is an Associate Partner in the Los Angeles office. She has experience in business litigation, employment law, products liability, general liability, art law, and commercial real estate litigation. Ms. Nikias is a graduate of the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law (B.A. and J.D.) and Oxford University (M.St.). She is involved in her community through fundraising events for various charity groups and serving on her Homeowner’s Association Board.

Suzanna R. Harman is an Associate in the Los Angeles office focusing her practice on Law & Motion. She has always enjoyed being able to assist others in amicably resolving their disputes and rising to the occasion when there is a group that needs a voice. Ms. Harman attended Indiana University (B.S.) and Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D.). She feels strongly about giving back to the community helping the indigent community and animals. Ms. Harman has spent time volunteering at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, providing free legal services to those in need.

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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