Marc E. Williams

Marc E. Williams


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2008

Huntington, West Virginia

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Railroad Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Railroad Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Banking and Finance
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Marc Williams is the managing partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s West Virginia office.

Location

  • 949 Third Avenue, Suite 200
    Huntington, WV 25701

Education

  • Marshall University, BA, graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, West Virginia Bar Admission

Affiliations

  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys - Member
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar - Member
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Litigation-related topics to national and local bar groups - Lecturer
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel - Member
  • Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, California - 2013 Faculty, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • West Virginia Legal Services Plan - Pro bono volunteer
  • West Virginia Legal Services Plan - Pro bono volunteer

Court Admissions

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

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Railroad Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Banking and Finance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Charleston, WV (2023)
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Charleston, WV (2022)
  • Appellate Practice, Charleston, WV (2021)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Charleston, WV (2020)
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Charleston, WV (2019)
  • Appellate Practice, Charleston, WV (2018)
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Charleston, WV (2017)
  • Railroad Law, Charleston, WV (2015)
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Charleston, WV (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Railroad Law

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Brain Injury
  • Civil Fraud
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defendants
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Maritime
  • Mass Disaster
  • Mass Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Project Finance
  • Railroad
  • Toxic Tort

Awards:

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Lawyer of the Year, Huntington, W.Va - Appellate Law
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Huntington, W.Va - Class Actions and Mass Torts
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in 11 categories: Appellate Law, Banking & Finance Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law,
  • Recognized by Chambers USA in Band One (the highest designation) for Commercial Litigation (2008-2017)
  • Benchmark Litigation "Local Litigation Star" - Appellate, General Commercial, Product Liability (2018)
  • Listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers (2007-2017)

Trial and appellate levels of class actions

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

First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts

First chair responsibility

First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts

First chair responsibility

First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts

First chair responsibility

First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts

First chair responsibility

First chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts

Defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury

Experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury, brain injury, medical monitoring, insurance coverage and bad faith, and catastrophic injury

Defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury

Experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury, brain injury, medical monitoring, insurance coverage and bad faith, and catastrophic injury

Defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury

Experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury, brain injury, medical monitoring, insurance coverage and bad faith, and catastrophic injury

Pro hac vice

Has appeared pro hac vice in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, Indiana, Alabama, and Tennessee

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