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Allison Murdock, Stinson Leonard Street’s Deputy Managing Partner, Named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

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07.02.2015

KANSAS CITY, MO. (July 2, 2015)—Allison Murdock, deputy managing partner, was named to Benchmark Litigation's Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2015. Murdock has made the list all four years it’s been published.

Benchmark has issued its Top 250 Women in Litigation since 2012. A hallmark guide to North America's leading women litigators, Benchmark’s Top 250 identifies women litigators based on U.S. market analysis and an exhaustive, months-long research cycle.

Murdock has held the role of deputy managing partner with Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP and then, after that firm’s 2014 merger with Leonard, Street and Deinard, with Stinson Leonard Street. She is also a member of Stinson Leonard Street’s board of directors and executive committee.

In the Missouri section of the 2015 Top 250 Women in Litigation, Benchmark notes:
“Murdock has defended corporate fiduciaries against claims of fraud, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty arising from the creation and administration of trusts. Most recently, Murdock’s litigation practice has focused on defending trust termination and reformation actions, and adversary probate proceedings. Her recent clients include several national and regional banks."

“Allison’s work ethic and client service are unsurpassed," said Mark Hinderks, co-managing partner, Stinson Leonard Street. "She brings extraordinary commitment to her role as deputy managing partner. She is a consummate leader."

Benchmark also recognized Murdock as a "Local Litigation Star" in 2012-2015 and a "Future Local Star" in 2009-2011. In 2011, the Kansas City Business Journal named Murdock to its annual "Women Who Mean Business" list.

Murdock is also a board member for Marillac, an organization that provides psychiatric hospitalization, residential treatment and education for children up to age 17. She is a past board member for Cornerstones of Care, Inc.

Murdock earned law and undergraduate degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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