Neva  - G. - Lusk

Neva G. Lusk

  • Member
  • Co-Chair, Medical Monitoring Practice Group
  • Co-Chair, Product Liability Litigation Practice Group
Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3866 - office
304.549.0388 - mobile


  • Marshall University, B.A., 1977
  • West Virginia University, J.D., 1980


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
Ms. Lusk's primary area of practice is general litigation with emphasis on product liability, toxic torts, class actions and commercial litigation.

Representative Experience

  • Litigating numerous trials in circuit courts and United States District Courts
  • Serving as trial counsel for corporate clients in mass toxic exposure matters, including class actions and medical monitoring
  • Serving as lead counsel for corporate clients in consolidated product liability matters
  • Defending medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Serving as liaison counsel for manufacturers in mass tort litigation in federal and state courts
  • Serving as lead counsel in commercial disputes
  • Defending hospitals, individuals and corporations in health care litigation, both civil and criminal
  • Litigating cases regarding hospital privileges
  • Representing clients in Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse cases
  • Serving as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 1981 - 1991

Professional Affiliations

  • DRI:
    • Past National Director
    • Chair, DRI Center for Law and Public Policy External Policy Groups Committee
    • Past Chair, DRI Center for Law and Public Policy Lawyers for Civil Justice Committee
    • Public Policy Committee
    • Past Board Liaison to Drug and Medical Device Substantive Law Committee
    • Past Member, Women in the Law Steering Committee
    • Past Member, State Representatives Task Force
    • Past Member, Minority Scholarship Committee
    • Past State Representative for West Virginia
  • Lawyers for Civil Justice
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Past President
  • West Virginia Bar Foundation, past member of the Board of Directors
  • West Virginia State Bar, past member of the Board of Governors
  • American Bar Association


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Nominated by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense - White Collar
  • Recognized as a Leading Commercial Litigation Attorney in Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers
  • Listed by West Virginia Super Lawyer
  • International Association of Defense Counsel:
    • Faculty Member, IADC 2011 Trial Academy
    • West Virginia Membership Chair
    • 2014 Mid-Year Meeting CLE Steering Committee
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow
  • American Inns of Court, Judge John A. Field, Jr. Chapter, Master of the Bench, emeritus

Community Affiliations

  • Fund for the Arts, the Kanawha Valley's United Arts Fund, past President of Board of Directors and past Vice President of Allocations
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