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Shereen Compton McDaniel



  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2013)
  • B.A., West Virginia University, Political Science (2010)


  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (2013)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2013)


Shereen McDaniel is a member of our Charleston office. For nearly a decade, she has focused her practice on providing legal counsel to a variety of healthcare clients, including individual providers, medical clinics, and hospitals. Shereen is a skilled researcher and writer who applies innovative thinking to medical malpractice and medical device litigation. In addition to litigation, she has assisted healthcare clients with West Virginia’s certificate of need process and advised clients on HIPAA compliance issues. She also applies critical insight when representing physicians, nurses, dentists, psychologists and social workers in disciplinary proceedings before state licensing boards.

What can her clients expect? “I am determined, thorough, and will tackle both the complicated legal and medical issues involved in healthcare litigation.”

Shereen’s passion for defending healthcare providers drives her each day to provide sound counsel during difficult circumstances. She has experience in all stages of litigation, including case strategy and development, depositions, expert witness discovery, motion practice and trial. In addition, she has represented clients through the appellate phase and has argued before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, resulting in favorable outcomes for her clients.

Outside of the office, Shereen enjoys spending time with her husband and young children.


Professional Involvement

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Charleston


Reported Cases

  • Kruse v. Farid, 835 S.E.2d 163 (W. Va. 2019)
  • State ex rel. Gorlin v. Webster, 2019 WL 5858074 (W. Va. Nov. 8, 2019)

Other Legal Experience

  • Research Assistant, WVU College of Law (2012)
  • Summer Associate, Thomas Combs & Spann PLLC (2012)


Speaking Engagements

  • West Virginia Medical Malpractice Law & Practical Concerns (AccessHealth: Teaching Health Center, May 2018)
  • Presentation for rural hospital system regarding licensure matters ( April 2018)
  • Pre-Suit Requirements of the MPLA and Emerging Health Care Legislation (West Virginia State Bar Law and Medicine Committee, 2014)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch - Charleston
    • Health Care Law (2021 - 2023)
    • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2021 - 2023)
  • Listed, West Virginia Rising Stars (2018 - 2022)
  • Executive Research Editor, West Virginia Law Review (2012 - 2013)
  • Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review (2011 - 2012)
  • WVU College of Law United State Supreme Court Clinic (2012 - 2013)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Torts I and Health Care Torts
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
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