Ruth Maron Huskey

Ruth Maron Huskey






  • Regent University, J.D. cum laude
  • University of Mississippi, M.A., Spanish – 2004
  • University of Mississippi, M.A., Education – 2001
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. cum laude Latin American Studies and Spanish

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2014
  • Mississippi, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Perspective is Ruth's specialty. Not only is she an accomplished distance runner and painter, but her past work traveling across the globe required collaboration with people and institutions in South Africa, Argentina, Jamaica, South Korea, and Germany. Her work in education before law school inspired her to offer a greater value to institutions and companies by helping them solve problems and set future goals. As an attorney, Ruth is a problem solver who is not afraid to take on projects that may seem overwhelming. She makes it her mission to offer help and support to her clients that not only benefits them now, but help them secure a future of growth. Ultimately, Ruth understands that behind the companies she represents are individuals with families and the communities they serve. The bright, successful futures of these industries and their communities require her to work hard to find creative and long-term solutions. Clients can expect nothing less than excellence and dedication from Ruth to achieve this goal.

Professional Recognition

Important Litigation Involvement

  • Currently serves as national coordinating counsel for asbestos claims of Fortune 500 company, involved in day-to-day management in the national defense coordination of both premises and products litigation
  • Assists in defense and preparation of client’s corporate witnesses for depositions in premises and products litigation in toxic tort-based claims
  • Trial experience as member of trial teams defending premises defendant in several multi-week trials in Oregon and Washington involving claims of asbestos exposure at client’s facilities
  • Drafted briefing resulting in summary judgment on all counts for dimensional lumber manufacturer in a case involving a plaintiff’s alleged childhood exposure to softwood dust in his father’s hobby woodshop
  • Helped secure summary judgment for wood products company in multiple product liability matters
  • Assisted in drafting summary judgment briefing, resulting in grant of summary judgment for alleged environmental exposure claims; Boyer v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 12-CV-899-WMC, 2016 WL 705233 (W.D. Wis. Feb. 19, 2016)

News & Knowledge

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, 2021: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Selected to Mid-South Rising Stars (2016-2021)
  • FormanWatkins Pro Bono Star, 2020

Organization/Committee Memberships

  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, Nominating Committee
  • Blazer Bolt 5k for Brain Cancer, Volunteer

Law School Honors & Awards

  • Regent University Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Class of 2012 Leadership Award
  • 2011 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Brooklyn Regional Semifinalist

Previous Experience

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, Intern
  • Office of the Governor, State of Mississippi, Intern
  • Singer Legal Group, Virginia Beach, Law Clerk