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Robert M. Sellards

Partner

949 Third Ave.
Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25701
rob.sellards@nelsonmullins.com

Rob Sellards practices in two primary areas of law, medical malpractice/healthcare law and consumer finance/tax lien litigation. He also has experience practicing in the areas of insurance defense and product liability. He represents hospitals, physicians, healthcare facilities, insurance companies, financial servicing institutions, as well as entities associated with the tax lien industry.

Rob has represented hospitals, physicians,...

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Rob Sellards practices in two primary areas of law, medical malpractice/healthcare law and consumer finance/tax lien litigation. He also has experience practicing in the areas of insurance defense and product liability. He represents hospitals, physicians, healthcare facilities, insurance companies, financial servicing institutions, as well as entities associated with the tax lien industry.

Rob has represented hospitals, physicians, and healthcare facilities in his capacity as a healthcare attorney and mortgage lenders, servicers, and credit card issuers in a wide variety of consumer financial services litigation.

and healthcare facilities in his capacity as a healthcare attorney and mortgage lenders, servicers, and credit card issuers in a wide variety of consumer financial services litigation.

Rob Sellards practices in two primary areas of law, medical malpractice/healthcare law and consumer finance/tax lien litigation. He also has experience practicing in the areas of insurance defense and product liability. He represents hospitals, physicians, healthcare facilities, insurance companies, financial servicing institutions, as well as entities associated with the tax lien industry.

Rob has represented hospitals, physicians,... and healthcare facilities in his capacity as a healthcare attorney and mortgage lenders, servicers, and credit card issuers in a wide variety of consumer financial services litigation.

Experience

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  • Represents several tax exempt community hospitals as an outside general counsel
  • Experience in transactions involving hospitals and other providers of medical services and physicians, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint venues, and employment agreements
  • Represented and defended physicians and nurses during state medical licensing matters in West Virginia
  • Experience in tax matters related to tax-exempt organizations
  • Medical malpractice/litigation experience for professional malpractice/negligent credentialing and negligent privileging cases
  • Experience in consumer financial services litigation including a variety of claims related to loan origination and servicing practice

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, JD (2001)
    • Received the Justice Louis L. Maderino Honor Society Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
    • National finalist in the American Trial Lawyers Association Trial Competition in 1999-2000 and 2000-2001
    • Named Outstanding Trial Student in 1999-2000 and 2000-2001
  • Marshall University, BS, Healthcare Management and Business Management, cum laude; minored in Accounting, Military Science & Communications (1998)

Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

Practice Areas

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  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Cabell County Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • American Bar Association
  • Registered Mediator, West Virginia Bar Association
  • American Healthcare Lawyer's Association
  • West Virginia Hospital Association
  • Cabell County Young Professionals Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, United Way
  • Board Member, Chair (2017- present) Huntington Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Directors, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership West Virginia Class of 2016
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