Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer Selected By Best Lawyers® as Top Firm in 2019

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is pleased to announce it has once again been named as a top law firm by Best Lawyers®. We have also been designated a Metro Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report©. Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on a peer review system. Its proprietary [...]

March 6th, 2019|

Professional Liability Coverage and Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity insurance is a growing market. Increased demand for protection is in part responsible for this growth, but insurers are also beginning to exclude cybersecurity coverage in professional liability and other traditional business policies. To avoid gaps in coverage, businesses must understand what they are getting when purchasing professional liability coverage and cybersecurity insurance. What [...]

July 31st, 2019|

Who Needs Cybersecurity Insurance and Why?

Cybercrime and data breaches have grown increasingly prevalent over the past two decades. Millions of personal records are exposed each year as a result of these incidents, and businesses and organizations of all kinds suffer the repercussions. Cybersecurity insurance can help mitigate cybersecurity risk, but companies should understand who needs cybersecurity insurance, and why, before [...]

July 25th, 2019|

Congratulations to our attorneys recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!

2019 Super Lawyers David Shuman, John McCuskey, and William Slicer 2019 Rising Stars David Butler, Caleb David, Anthony E. Nortz, and Philip Sword

April 17th, 2019|

We’re Proud To Announce Selections in The Best Lawyers in America©

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer is proud to announce its nominees to The Best Lawyers in America.© Co-founder David L. Shuman was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Medical Malpractice-Defendants. Another Co-founder, William R. Slicer, was selected by his peers for inclusion [...]

September 14th, 2016|

SMS Announces Opening of Winchester, Virginia Office

SMS is excited to announce that it has opened its newest office in Winchester, Virginia.  In response to requests by our valued clients, our Winchester office is perfectly situated to assist our clients in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, including Martinsburg, West Virginia, Berkeley County; Charles Town, West Virginia, Jefferson County; Berkeley [...]

March 23rd, 2016|

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC Announces Election of Managing Member

CHARLESTON, WV (February 11, 2016) -- Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is pleased to announce that it has elected William R. Slicer to serve as its Managing Member.  Mr. Slicer co-founded the firm 16 years ago to represent companies, professionals, and individuals in high stakes civil litigation. Mr. Slicer has maintained the highest Martindale-Hubbell™ rating [...]

February 16th, 2016|

SMS Again Named “Best Law Firm” by US News and World Report

Shuman, McCuskey and Slicer PLLC is honored to have been selected as a 2016 Metro Tier 2 “ Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and World Report®. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews, and review of additional information provided by law firms. [...]

January 29th, 2016|

SMS Attorneys Selected As Super Lawyers

Congratulations to SMS Co-Founder Dave Shuman, who was again nominated as a Super Lawyer. SMS also wants to congratulate its attorneys, Brian Warner, Natalie Schaefer, Philip Sword, Kimberly Bandy, and Joseph Cramer, who were nominated as Super Lawyers Rising Stars! Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who [...]

January 15th, 2016|

SMS Attorney Natalie C. Schaefer Becomes Owner

SMS is pleased to announce that Charleston attorney Natalie C. Schaefer has become an Owner of the Firm. Ms. Schaefer graduated from WVU College of Law in 2002, where she graduated Order of the Coif and Order of Barristers.  Ms. Schaefer is licensed in West Virginia, the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the [...]

January 8th, 2016|