Tammy is one of the founding attorneys of the Firm. A premier trial lawyer, she was the first female trial lawyer from West Virginia to be elected to the International Association of Defense Counsel.
With a nursing degree from The Ohio State University, she had ten years of experience as a critical care and oncology nurse and hospital administrator before her distinguished legal career. In 2011, Tammy completed a Masters of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. This achievement will substantially enhance her role as an accomplished advocate for clients in the public health industry.
She applies her advanced epidemiology, biostatistics and health care education and experience in her product liability, medical device, pharmaceutical and toxic tort work. She has been and is a leader in designing successful defense strategies in matters involving complex scientific, engineering and medical subjects so that Courts and juries may process and understand complex matters. She has extensive experience and expertise in heavy machinery design and ergonomics applications in the mining industry. Tammy's wealth of experience in the healthcare and product liability arenas makes her an ideal team leader in these subjects on a state, regional and national level.