HUNTINGTON -– Jeremy C. Hodges has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as an associate in its Huntington office.
Hodges focuses his practice on litigation with an emphasis on product liability claims involving pharmaceutical and medical devices, as well as complex commercial litigation.
Hodges has handled numerous drug and medical device cases in various state and federal courts, involving prescription drugs, including antidepressants and hormonal agents and over the counter medications. He has also handled cases involving orthopedic implants, penile implants, walkers, battery powered wheelchairs, and hospital beds. He has also handled cases alleging predatory lending and consumer credit statutory violations. He has tried two cases in state court in West Virginia since the opening of Nelson Mullins' office in Huntington, with both cases resulting in defense verdicts.
Hodges is admitted in both South Carolina and West Virginia.
"We welcome Jeremy to Huntington and to our litigation team," said West Virginia Managing Partner Marc Williams. "Jeremy brings with him considerable trial skills that will be an asset to our clients."
Nelson Mullins opened its West Virginia office in December 2009 with three partners, and now has 10 lawyers admitted in West Virginia.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 400 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing from 12 office locations in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
For more information, visit www.nelsonmullins.com.