Nancy A. DeFeo
(304) 598-8122
Office: Morgantown
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. University of Connecticut
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Nancy DeFeo focuses her practice in the areas of medical professional liability, long term care litigation, and general insurance defense. Before entering the practice of law, Ms. DeFeo practiced as a registered nurse for more than 18 years in various settings and specialties.

Work Experience

1999 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1996 Assistant Attorney General, Revenue, Education & Transportation Division, WV Office of the Attorney General
1995 Writ Clerk, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

Speaking Engagements

"Nursing Documentation in Litigation"

Key Experience

Defended hospital nurses at trial in complex medical malpractice litigation involving alleged failure to recognize signs of congenital heart disease in newborns
Defended client at trial in litigation involving a car crash and a complex series of events and issues of causation leading to fire damage to an apartment building
Defended nurse practitioner at trial in litigation involving alleged failure to appropriately advise a referring physician when arranging for the transport of a newborn

Memberships & Awards

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
Order of the Coif
Patrick Duffy Koontz Award
Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review