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April 11, 2024

Nelson Mullins Expands Litigation Practice in Dallas and Miami

DALLAS – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, a full-service national law firm with offices from coast to coast, today announces the addition of two new partners to its litigation practice. Sean McKenna joins the Dallas office and will focus on healthcare enforcement and Jason M. Murray joins the firm’s Miami office to work in franchise and distribution law, as well as commercial litigation.   

“Sean and Jason will both play an integral role in expanding our litigation practice in their respective markets. Their depth and breadth of experience will elevate not only our team, but the exemplary services we provide our clients,” said Nelson Mullins partner Mark Jones, who leads the litigation team. “It’s an exciting time for our firm as we continue to grow in different states, and we look forward to the new opportunities these two partners bring with them.”   

McKenna joins Nelson Mullins from a national law firm and will concentrate his practice on healthcare investigations, litigation, and transactions. With more than 25 years of experience working in healthcare related matters, he has represented companies, clinicians, and executives in white collar criminal cases and investigations, as well as civil fraud and False Claims Act matters. McKenna was named 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation Health Care by Best Lawyers in America. He earned his J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center and his undergraduate degree from the University of California-Santa Barbara.

Murray brings more than 30 years of legal experience to his role and will focus his practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation and disputes, as well as intellectual property litigation. He is well-versed in franchise and distribution law and provides counsel on matters related to establishing, managing, licensing, safeguarding, and enforcing franchised business relationships, product distribution systems, and dealership networks. His legal practice extends to licensing and development, regulatory compliance, and dispute resolution. Murray graduated from Duke University before earning his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is a full-service Am Law 100 firm of more than 1,000 attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals with offices across the United States. For more information, go to