Allison serves as the firm's Deputy Managing Partner, and also is a member of the firm's Executive and Policy Committees. In addition to her firm leadership roles, Murdock has litigated cases in state and federal court courts throughout the country. Much of her commercial litigation experience in recent years has focused on trust and estate litigation including maintaining and defending trust termination and reformation actions, adversary probate proceedings and defending corporate fiduciaries against claims of fraud, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the creation and administration of trusts. Such actions have included claims regarding indemnification, the diversification of trust assets, the investment of trust assets and the refusal to make discretionary distributions to trust beneficiaries.
Allison regularly speaks on fiduciary litigation. Her most recent presentations include: