Neva G. Lusk
Member | Co-Chair, Medical Monitoring, Product Liability Litigation, and Toxic Tort Litigation Practice Groups | Chair, E-Discovery Practice Group
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.3866
mobile 304.549.0388
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Ms. Lusk's primary area of practice is general litigation with emphasis on product liability, toxic torts, class actions and commercial litigation.

Education

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

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
Alternative Dispute Resolution Appellate Litigation Chemical Compliance, Privacy & Investigations Consumer Finance Deliberate Intent Litigation E-Discovery Energy Law Health Care Law Litigation Battle Group - Litigation Medical Monitoring Natural Resources Product Liability Litigation Shale Gas Law Toxic Tort Litigation White Collar Criminal Defense & Compliance

Distinctions

  • 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 in West Virginia Super Lawyers
  • International Association of Defense Counsel:
    • Vice Chair of Communication, Trial Tactics and Techniques Committee
    • Faculty Member, IADC 2011 Trial Academy
    • 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

Admissions

  • 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

Memberships

  • 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
  • Past President, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Former Member, West Virginia Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Former Member, West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors
  • American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • 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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