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Nathaniel D. Griffith


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2414 Cranberry Square
Morgantown, West Virginia 26508


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E-mail:  [email protected]
Web site:  www.pffwv.com
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance

Nathaniel D. Griffith was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University where he earned a degree in Criminology & Investigations in 2003. Nathaniel then attended law school, where in addition to his studies, he worked as a research assistant and also clerked at Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC’s Charleston office. While in law school, Nathaniel was an officer and competition member of the Lugar Trial Association. Nathaniel graduated from law school in 2010 in the top 25% of his class and then accepted full-time employment with Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC in the Morgantown office.

Since graduating from law school, Nathaniel’s practice has been focused on defending personal injury cases, construction defect cases, insurance “bad faith” cases, and other general civil litigation matters. Nathaniel has an active trial practice, having tried numerous cases in both state and federal court. Additionally, he has prepared appeals to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court of Appeals.

Nathaniel lives outside of Morgantown with his wife, Kathryn, and their children. In his spare time, Nathaniel enjoys spending time with his family and attending Mountaineer sporting events.

Current Employment Position(s):

Areas of Practice:

  • Auto Accident Defense
  • General Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Claims/Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Appellate Practice

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • West Virginia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the fourth Circuit, 2013


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2010
    Honors: Top 25% of Class
    Honors: CALI Award for National Security Law
    Honors: Lugar Trial Association Officer
    Honors: Lugar Trial Association Competition Member
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2007
    Honors: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship
    Honors: Certificate of Achievement – Inside Out: Exploring Issues of Crime & Justice Behind West Virginia Prison Walls
    Honors: Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Certificate of Achievement for Academic Excellence
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Major:  Criminology & Investigations
    Minor:  Communications

Representative Cases:

  • Dan Ryan Builders, Inc. v. Crystal Ridge Development, Inc., 239 W. Va. 549, 803 S.E.2d 519 (2017)
  • Blackrock Capital Investment Corp. v. Fish, 239 W. Va. 89, 799 S.E.2d 520 (2017)
  • Doe v. Pak, 237 W. Va. 1, 784 S.E.2d 328 (2016)
  • Dan Ryan Builders, Inc. v. Crystal Ridge Development, Inc., 783 F.3d 976 (4th Cir. 2015)
  • Kenney v. Liston, 233 W. Va. 620, 760 S.E.2d 434 (2014)
  • Dan Ryan Builders, Inc. Crystal Ridge Development, Inc., 2013 WL 5352844 (N.D. W. Va. 2013)
  • Sayre v. Westfield Ins. Co., 2012 WL 5908846 (2012)
  • Shoemaker v. Everett, 2012 WL 5909027 (2012)

Representative Clients:

  • State Farm Insurance Company
  • Travelers Insurance Company
  • Zurich Insurance
  • The Hartford
  • Swiss Re
  • Erie Insurance Company
  • 21st Century Insurance Company

Birth Information:

  • Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States of America


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