Trial litigation boutique Murphy Rosen announced today that Vincent J. Davitt has joined the firm as a partner.
group were on that list.
As soon as we found out he
was amenable to making a change, we jumped at it."
Davitt practiced at Dewey & LeBoeuf for nineteen years, the last twelve years as a partner.
He specializes in insurance, reinsurance and commercial disputes.
recent accomplishments, Davitt
secured a $49.7 recovery on a cross-complaint for his
client, Argonaut Insurance Company
, against the Los Angeles County MTA, in a case where the MTA was seeking over $100 million in compensatory damages and hundreds of millions more in bad faith and punitive damages.
also recently obtained a $10 million award on behalf of a Fortune 500 client in a commercial arbitration.
brings a strong insurance litigation practice with good institutional clients to the new firm.
In this economy, it's nice to see firms like this really seizing the opportunity and taking advantage of the problems many of the big firms are now facing.
This firm fits Davitt very well and should give him the flexibility to really expand his
It's a classic win-win."
Davitt and his group will be joining the firm immediately.
"It was a great two decades at Dewey & LeBoeuf
, but it's time for a change.
I am very excited about my new firm and the new opportunities it's already creating for me." He
indicated that he
has started to call his
clients and they are fully supportive of him move and he
expects them to come with him.
"My clients are happy, the firm is happy, and I am happy," he