Thomas M. "Tom" Hancock

Thomas M. "Tom" Hancock


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2020

Huntington, West Virginia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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Tom Hancock practices in the areas of complex litigation and class actions. He has first chaired class actions based on breach of privacy and consumer credit allegations. His practice is focused on chemical exposure, class actions, data security, privacy, and professional liability litigation. He has substantial experience regarding catastrophic environmental and workplace accidents, complex litigation, and a variety of other business litigation on behalf of clients from diverse industries. Mr. Hancock has regularly practiced before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the United States Department of Labor, and all state and federal courts in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. He is licensed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, where he handles appellate and administrative work only.

Location

  • 949 Third Avenue, Suite 200
    Huntington, WV 25701

Education

  • West Virginia University , JD, graduated 2007
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, graduated 2003

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, admitted
  • Kentucky, admitted
  • Ohio, admitted

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - member
  • Defense Trial Counsel (Insurance Subgroup) - member
  • Kanawha County Bar Association - member
  • West Virginia Bar Association - member

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of the United States

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

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • West Virginia “Super Lawyers Rising Stars,” Business Litigation (2017)

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