Nancy Wuamett’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on product liability actions. She has significant experience leading and coordinating all aspects of complex litigation, including managing all aspects of fact and expert discovery, taking and defending depositions, examining witnesses at Daubert hearings, briefing a wide range of motions (including jurisdictional, spoliation, Daubert and dispositive motions) and advising clients on national litigation strategy. She also is a contributing author to Skadden’s Class Action Chronicle, a quarterly publication focused on developments in class action litigation.

Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Wuamett was a law clerk for the Hon. Alvin W. Thompson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.



  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2010 (Senior Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review; Moot Court Award for Best Brief; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award for Legal Writing)
  • A.B., Princeton University, 2005 (cum laude)


  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


  • Law Clerk, Hon. Alvin W. Thompson, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut (2010-2011)

Nancy D. Wuamett

Associate, Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation