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January 16, 2018

U.S. Prosecutor Nekia Hackworth Jones Joins Nelson Mullins in Atlanta
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Marc E. Williams

Partner

949 Third Ave.
Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25701
marc.williams@nelsonmullins.com

Marc Williams is the managing partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s West Virginia office.

 

Marc Williams is the managing partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s West Virginia office.

 

Marc Williams is the managing partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s West Virginia office.

 

Experience

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Experience

  • Practice includes experience in the trial and appellate levels of class actions and other mass torts, as well as product liability litigation, commercial litigation, toxic torts, consumer fraud, drug and medical device litigation, privacy and data security claims
  • First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts
  • Experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury, brain injury, medical monitoring, insurance coverage and bad faith, and catastrophic injury
  • Has appeared pro hac vice in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, Indiana, Alabama, and Tennessee

Previous Professional Experience

  • Served as an adjunct professor of Sports Law at Marshall University for 16 years

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, JD (1985)
  • Marshall University, BA (1982)

Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • 2013 Faculty, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, California
  • Lectures on litigation-related topics to national and local bar groups
  • Has been a pro bono volunteer for the West Virginia Legal Services Plan where he instructed indigent and at-risk women on how to obtain pro se divorce and domestic violence protection
  • Board of Directors, Marshall Artists Series
  • Immediate Past Chair of the St. Mary’s Medical Center Foundation
  • Past Resource Development Chair, United Way of the River Cities
  • President of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar (2008-2009), the 23,000-member international organization of lawyers and corporate counsel who defend the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation
  • President of Lawyers for Civil Justice, Inc. (2013-2014), an organization of corporations and lawyers working for civil justice reform
  • President, National Foundation for Judicial Excellence, an organization that provides training on civil justice issues to state court appellate judges (2014-2015)
  • President, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (1995-1996)
  • Former co-chair of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Civil Justice Committee, which published in August 2003 a critical review of the West Virginia Civil Justice System
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