Dwayne E. Cyrus

Dwayne E. Cyrus

Shuman McCuskey Slicer PLLC

Recognized since 2018

Charleston, West Virginia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Litigation - Health Care

Litigation - Insurance

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

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Dwayne E. Cyrus joined Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC in May 1999 and became a member of the firm in January 2001. Mr. Cyrus’s practice is focused in the areas of insurance coverage, agent errors and omissions, professional liability, public entity, and tort defense litigation.Mr. Cyrus has over 25 years experience in handling insurance defense cases and claims, including coverage issues at both the trial and appellate levels. He previously served as Claims Legal Counsel for Nationwide Insurance Company for the southern region of West Virginia; in this position, he supervised cases involving issues of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. Mr. Cyrus has served as lecturer for insurance claims personnel and agents on issues involved in the claims-handling process, including compliance with the Unfair Claims Practices Act.


  • 1411 Virginia Street East, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 3953
    Charleston, WV 25339


  • West Virginia University , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1989


  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia - Member
  • West Virginia State Bar - Member

Court Admissions

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

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants


  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

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