Representing clients in the financial services, manufacturing, and healthcare industries, Tera Rica Murdock has gained a reputation as a skillful litigator and an effective advocate in complex commercial, business, and employment disputes.
In 2011 alone, Tera Rica was second chair in two bench trials, two private arbitrations, and one jury trial. She has given an opening statement, conducted a direct examination, and argued in closing in a federal court trial-in which the client prevailed. She has both prosecuted and defended charges of securities fraud, and has been involved in a number of high-profile disputes representing individuals investing in limited liability partnerships within the energy sector.
Tera Rica has also has defended financial institutions and their officers and directors against claims of securities fraud, many of which stem from the recent upheaval in the financial markets. Additionally, she is experienced in the representation of management of all aspects of labor and employment law.
Tera Rica was honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as one of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 Professionals for her philanthropic involvement, exemplary leadership qualities and professional success as an attorney.