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Morgan E. Villers



  • J.D., West Virginia University (2018)
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., West Virginia University, International Studies & Political Science (2015)
    • Summa cum laude
    • Minors in Spanish and Philosophy
    • Honors Scholar


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (2019)
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (2018)
  • United State District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2018)


Morgan Villers joined Flaherty in 2018. She focuses her practice on professional malpractice defense, as well as commercial and general litigation. As a member of our healthcare law practice group, Morgan has defended an array of healthcare professionals and hospitals against medical professional liability claims. She has also defended attorneys and other professionals accused of malpractice or breach of contract in their fields.

With proven legal writing abilities and well-honed research skills, Morgan ensures our clients’ interests are well-represented from every angle throughout the course of litigation. “My clients can rest assured that no stone is left unturned, no matter the complexity of a legal issue.” Morgan understands the stress and anxiety that litigation inflicts on clients. Therefore, she prioritizes listening to their concerns and ensuring they understand the relevant legal issues and processes to help them achieve the best results possible.

Outside of the office, Morgan enjoys cheering on the West Virginia University basketball team, playing guitar, and spending time with family and friends.


Professional Involvement

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Defense Research Institute


Reported Cases

  • Stoudt v. Eads, 248 W. Va. 583, 889 S.E.2d 305 (Ct. App. 2023)
  • Hull v. Nasher-Alneam, No. 18-1028, 2020 WL 882087 (W.Va. Feb. 24, 2020)

Additional Legal Experience

  • U.S. Supreme Court Clinic, WVU College of Law (2017-2018)
  • Federal Judicial Intern, The Honorable Irene M. Keeley, United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (2016)
  • Extern, WVU General Counsel (2017)
  • Summer Clerk, Office of the WV Attorney General (2017)
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing, WVU College of Law (2016-2018)


Honors & Awards

  • CALI Award for Excellence
    • Appellate Advocacy
    • Employment Law
    • Constitutional Law
    • Property
    • Evidence
    • Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction
    • Criminal Procedure
    • Cybersecurity
    • Legislation & Regulation
  • Executive Research Editor, Volume 120 of the West Virginia Law Review
    • Executive Editor of the Year
  • Associate Editor, Volume 119 of the West Virginia Law Review
  • WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award (2015)
    • Chosen as one of 45 distinguished seniors out of a graduating class of nearly 4,500 students
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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