EDUCATION

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1985
  • B.A., Williams College, 1981

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Connecticut

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Health Lawyers Association

Mr. Murdock has represented clients in litigation, including class action litigation, in more than 21 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, before state and Federal courts, administrative agencies, and private arbitration and mediation tribunals in a variety of matters.

Health Care

  • Commercial and Medicaid managed care health plans (for-profit and not-for-profit) and insurers
  • ERISA health benefit plan sponsors
  • Home health care providers
  • Nursing schools
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment , supplies, and instruments
  • Diagnostic laboratories

Services Industry

  • Educational and training providers
  • Providers of staffing and outsourcing of skilled personnel
  • Information software and hardware technology providers

Government Contracting

  • Providers of services and supplies in various NAIC codes under contracts with federal and state agencies

Commercial Insurers

  • Products, services, and operations insurance policies
  • Directors and officers insurance policies
  • Various specialty risk insurance policies

Prior to joining Benton Potter & Murdock as a principal partner, Mr. Murdock was a partner in the litigation and health law practices of the Washington, D. C. office of Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. Mr. Murdock has also served as an in-house counsel to the Travelers Insurance Companies in Hartford, Connecticut, and as a litigator with the law firm of Robertson, Notarius & McNeil in Arlington, Virginia. He has been an adjunct professor of law at the Washington School of Law at American University, where he taught a course entitled Health Care Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

Publications and Presentations