Ms. Herman has been involved in the litigation of workplace illnesses and injuries since she began practicing law in 2014. Her practice has typically centered on helping Clients who have filed occupational pneumoconiosis claims under the Federal Black Lung Act and the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act for injuries our nation’s miners faced after exposure to coal and other dust and chemicals. Now she also helps those who have been injured in the workplace in Tennessee. As part of her work, Ms. Herman regularly assists clients with paperwork, obtaining and understanding medical evidence, and helping move cases toward resolution.
Her work fighting for Employees has taken Ms. Herman all over the United States. She has regularly appeared before the Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Office of Administrative Law Judges, and the Benefits Review Board, as well as Courts in the States of Tennessee and West Virginia. She has extensive experience before the appellate courts having taken claims before the Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, along with a successful defense against a petition for certiorari before the United States Supreme Court, to help former miners win their benefits.
When Ms. Herman is not working she spends her time with her boxer Jasmine and her family.
Ms. Herman believes communication is the backbone of a successful attorney-client relationship and strives to ensure that all clients understand their rights as well as what is happening in all stages of their case.
- Middle Tennessee State University
- Appalachian School of Law
- Tennessee Bar Association
- West Virginia Bar Association
- United States Supreme Court
- State of Tennessee
- State of West Virginia
- Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Eastern District of Tennessee
- Middle District of Tennessee
- Northern District of West Virginia
- Southern District of West Virginia