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    Biography

    If Megan Woodyard had not followed in the footsteps of the other lawyers in her family, she would have been a physician. She combined her passion for science and law into a practice working with doctors and subject matter experts that produces positive results for her clients. She defends clients in professional liability and products liability claims in industries such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing.

    Megan’s legal career began as a litigation paralegal prior to attending law school.  She draws on that experience to understand her clients' pain points and provide guidance to them throughout a lawsuit. She is known as a down-to-earth and effective communicator who can handle sensitive and emotional situations with grace and is seen by her clients as a calming, yet powerful force. 

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Defense Research Institute
    Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    Cabell County Bar Association
    CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Wealth Transfers

    Key Experience

    Obtained summary judgment in front of the West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel for claims alleging birth injuries linked to anti-depressants
    Secured acquittal of client facing federal criminal charges at jury trial in Southern District of West Virginia
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