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Three Named Southern California Super Lawyers

November 1, 2007

M&C is proud to announce that Friedrich W. Seitz, Michael B. Lawler and Jean M. Lawler have been named Southern California Super Lawyers® for 2007. Produced by Los Angeles Magazine, the list of Super Lawyers® is based on surveys of more than 65,000 lawyers across Los Angeles and Orange County and honors the top 5% of licensed attorneys in Southern California.

Friedrich W. Seitz is Managing Partner and Chair of the firm's Product Liability, Business Litigation and International Law Practice Groups. A prominent trial attorney and litigator in both domestic and international matters, Mr. Seitz has served as Chair of the Product Liability Section of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.

Michael B. Lawler is a Senior Partner and Chairs the firm's Employment and Health Law Practice Groups. Mr. Lawler is a Past President of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and has successfully tried over one hundred jury trials in the federal and state courts. Mr. Lawler was the partner responsible for establishing M&C's Northern California office.

Jean M. Lawler is a Senior Partner and Chairs both the Business Transactions and Insurance Law Practice Groups. Ms. Lawler is a Past President of the Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel (2004-2005) and was awarded the 2006 Service Award by the Defense Research Institute for her years of leadership and service for that organization.


About Murchison & Cumming, LLP

With a firm history dating to 1930, Murchison & Cumming, LLP is a premier civil litigation firm with five offices in California and Las Vegas, whose attorneys specialize in the defense of domestic and international businesses, insurers and individuals, at trial and on appeal. The Firm’s attorneys also handle employment matters and business transactions. For additional information, please visit our website at www.murchisonlaw.com.