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Valarie Jonas Joins the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

February 21, 2013

LOS ANGELES--Murchison & Cumming, LLP is pleased to announce that Valarie H. Jonas has joined the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance as a member.

The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense.

Ms. Jonas is a partner in Murchison & Cumming's San Francisco office and co-chairs the firm's Insurance Law practice group. She is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Women's International Shipping & Trade Association. Ms. Jonas focuses her practice in the areas of first and third party insurance coverage, bad faith and complex commercial litigation, including extensive experience with marine claims, fine art, specie, cargo, fidelity and D&O coverage claims, as well as toxic tort and environmental insurance coverage, business torts, creditor rights, complex business litigation and employment litigation.

About Murchison & Cumming, LLP
With a firm history dating to 1930, Murchison & Cumming, LLP is a premier, AV-rated 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. The firm is a member of the USLAW Network. For additional information, please visit our website at www.murchisonlaw.com.