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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Paula L. Durst

Paula L. Durst



  • Appellate Litigation
  • Asbestos Litigation Defense
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Battle Group - Litigation

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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
West Virginia, U.S.A.

Ms. Durst's primary areas of practice are toxic tort and product liability litigation.

Bar Admissions


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court


  • University of Kentucky, B.S., with distinction, 1988
  • Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude, 1991
Areas of Practice

Appellate Litigation | Asbestos Litigation | Asbestos Litigation Defense | Battle Group - Litigation | Battle Group-Litigation | Chemical | Deliberate Intent Litigation | Energy Law | ERISA & Managed Care | Litigation | Litigation - The Battle Group | Product Liability Litigation | Toxic Tort Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Account Manager for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Defense of a series of large toxic tort matters for corporate client in federal court
  • Defense of class action toxic tort and environmental matter for large corporate client
  • Defense of wrongful death, employer deliberate intent, toxic tort and product liability matters in state and federal courts
  • Defense of asbestos and silica premises and product liability defendants
  • Responsible for document collection and organization of nationwide product liability litigation matter
  • Defense of general litigation matters, including commercial, employment and labor law, and consumer rights

  • WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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