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Jessica duDomaine focuses her practice in the area of litigation particularly in professional liability, including long term care and physician malpractice actions.  Ms. duDomaine also works with the toxic tort team and has a unique focus in defending respiratory and other injury claims related to chemical exposure.  Ms. duDomaine has defended product liability cases in a variety of industries including transportation, distribution, and manufacturing.  Ms. duDomaine has tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts in West Virginia, as well as represented clients at administrative hearings in both West Virginia and Kentucky.

Memberships & Awards

Defense Research Institute
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
Cabell County Bar Association

Key Experience

Defended major Class I railroads in a variety of occupational injury cases including allegations of toxic exposure to chemicals
Acted as liaison counsel for defense group comprising more than twenty defendants in a toxic exposure case
Defended hotels and other businesses in premises liability actions alleging failure to maintain premises and insufficient security measures

Work Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2011 Setliff, Turner & Holland
2000-2008 Honorable Discharge, Sergeant, United States Army Reserves
2007-2009 Huddleston Bolen, LLP
2004 Public Health Program Assistant, NIOSH
2003 Staff Writer/Intern, The Dominion Post