Todd McMurtry – Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC

Practice/Organization Description

Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC represents a diverse array of clients. Its clients range from individuals to closely held businesses, local practice groups, medical providers, to financial institutions, governmental entities to multimillion dollar corporations. By meeting client needs with the attorneys having the right mix of skills and experience, the firm helps clients find solutions that are innovative, expeditious, and cost-effective.

Todd V. McMurtry represents individuals and businesses in complex litigation involving business disputes, land use, real estate, construction, and personal injury in Ohio and Kentucky courts. He is also available to mediate commercial disputes.

In addition to his work as a civil trial attorney and mediator, Todd was a staff executive for a non-profit corporation. He spent two years after law school in Washington, DC working for the Republican National Finance Committee where he advised the committee on election law compliance and performed political fundraising activities.

Todd has represented a number of the area’s most significant business concerns in a variety of high-stakes disputes:

• Successfully represented approximately 30 Kentucky businesses in the multi-million dollar failure of a Kentucky based group self-insurance fund.

• Managed litigation across the United States for a national non-profit organization. Cases managed ranged from significant personal injury to breach of contract claims.

• Represented, as co-counsel, the family of a deceased college student and obtained a favorable verdict at trial.

• Represented property owner through trial in claim for fraudulent misrepresentation and non-disclosure. Obtained judgment with award of punitive damages and attorney fees.

Mr. McMurtry is an active member of the community. He currently serves as a member of the Fort Wright, Kentucky City Council. He is the Secretary and Board Member for the Covington Latin School Board of Education. He has held volunteer board positions, including serving as the Board Chairman of Cardinal Hill Hospital of Northern Kentucky, member of the Covington Latin High School Alumni Board, its Annual Campaign Chairman, and Finance Chair of the Kenton County Republican Party.

Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Kentucky

State of Ohio

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio

Education

Harvard Mediation Institute (2010)

J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law (1987)

B.A., Centre College, Danville, Kentucky (1984)

Covington Latin School (1979)

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

Northern Kentucky Bar Association

Potter Stewart Inn of Court

Honors and Awards

Rated a “Superlawyer” in Ohio (2003) and Kentucky (2007)

Contact

250 Grandview Drive
Suite 500
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017, United States

  • 859-578-3855
  • 859-578-3869

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Construction Law
  • Government
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
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