Jennifer  K. Mason

Biography

Jennifer represents clients in construction, insurance, corporate and commercial litigation, and appellate matters in federal and state courts in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Her experience in litigation includes construction disputes, professional liability of architects and engineers, construction defect, insurance, contractual and commercial disputes, transportation matters, mergers and acquisitions, breach of contract matters, product liability cases, energy, and general catastrophic loss litigation.

She has taken more than 40 cases to trial and argued appellate matters in the State Court of West Virginia, Sixth and Third Circuit courts of appeals. She is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jennifer advises clients and is a frequent author and speaker on issues surrounding electronically-stored information. She also counsels and directs clients who have questions about changes within the hemp and medical marijuana industries, including preparing and appealing licensure applications, banking and tax matters, and other issues. 

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., 1994)
  • University of Richmond  (B.A., 1990)

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Affiliations/Memberships

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors, past member
    • Young Lawyers Division, past chair
  • West Virginia Child Care Association Champion for Children
  • American Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the Tort and Trial Practice Section, past member
    • Young Lawyers Council for West Virginia/Ohio, past member
    • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Young Lawyer representative
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Ohio County Bar Association, past member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Council on Litigation Management
  • National Association of Insurance Women, past member
  • Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, past chair
  • United States Commission on Civil Rights for West Virginia
  • High Rocks Educational Organization/The Hubb/B-Fit, volunteer

Distinctions

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers©