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Nathaniel

Nathaniel D. Griffith

Member

Fax 304-342-1545

Areas of Practice

Education

  • 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

Nate Griffith was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University where he earned a degree in Criminology & Investigations in 2003. Nate then attended law school and graduated 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.

Nate’s practice is focused on personal injury cases, premises liability claims, motor vehicle accidents, insurance “bad faith” cases, employment law matters, insurance coverage disputes, and other general civil litigation matters. Nate 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.

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

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

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

Representative Cases

  • S. Envtl., Inc. v. Bell, 244 W. Va. 465, 854 S.E.2d 285 (2020)
  • State ex rel. EAN Holdings, LLC v. Wilson, No. 19-0900, 2020 W. Va. LEXIS 381 (June 15, 2020)
  • Scolapio v. Harrison Cty. Comm'n, No. 19-0543, 2020 W. Va. LEXIS 308 (May 26, 2020)
  • Dale F. v. Peters, No. 19-0594, 2020 W. Va. LEXIS 303 (Apr. 6, 2020)
  • Scotchel v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., No. 18-1029, 2020 W. Va. LEXIS 7 (Jan. 13, 2020)
  • J.A. St. & Assocs., Inc. v. Bitco Gen. Ins. Corp., 2019 W. Va. LEXIS 305, 3019 WL 1949710
  • 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 530 (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. 630, 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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