HUNTINGTON -– Marc. E. Williams has been named as 2012 Charleston, W.Va., Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking & Finance by legal peer-review publishers Best Lawyers.
Williams serves as managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's West Virginia office.
Williams has had first chair responsibility for more than 100 jury trials and appeals in his career in both state and federal courts. He has extensive experience in the trial and appellate levels of class actions and other mass torts, as well as complex commercial litigation, employment disputes, toxic torts, consumer fraud, drug and medical device litigation, intellectual property and trade secrets, and environmental claims. He also has extensive experience in the defense of lawsuits alleging psychological injury, brain injury, medical monitoring, insurance bad faith and catastrophic injury.
According to Best Lawyers, the list is compiled by conducting surveys in which lawyers evaluate their peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Only a single lawyer in each category in each community is honored as "Lawyers of the Year."
Nelson Mullins, established in 1897, has more than 420 attorneys practicing from offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh, Tallahassee, Washington, and Winston-Salem.
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