*Tricia Mason is not licensed to practice law. Her activities are directly supervised by members of the firm licensed to practice law in the firm’s Winston-Salem office.

Tricia is a Registered Nurse with three decades of medico-legal experience. As the Director of Medical and Scientific Solutions, she combines analytical insight with business acumen to successfully lead a team of medical and scientific professionals, including PhDs, BSN-level nurses, a DVM, a medical librarian, and other research and technical consultants in the defense of individual product liability claims, multi-district litigation, and mass torts. 

Tricia’s extensive experience working with complex medical and scientific issues, paired with her creative and collaborative approach to meeting client needs, makes her a sought-after asset in medical-related litigation. She has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, medically focused, customized deliverables nationally and abroad.

As a client advocate and defense-oriented medical consultant, Tricia has worked to support litigation throughout the US and internationally for clients in a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, health care, manufacturing, insurance, automotive, trucking, and consumer products.

She works directly with clients to plan, develop, and implement litigation-specific medical work products. She and the MSS team address relevant medical litigation issues, outline alternative causation theories, simplify complex medical lingo, and identify key expert witnesses. This innovative and effective multidisciplinary team of medical and scientific specialists is committed to client satisfaction.

Tricia began performing medical analysis in Womble Bond Dickinson’s products liability group in 1993. Before coming to the firm, she worked in clinical practice as a cardiothoracic intensive care nurse at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Tricia holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Representative Experience

Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • For a global tobacco company, led medical transcription and physician/nurse analysis of 17,000 pages of medical records for 120 cases requiring transcription, translation from Spanish to English, and analysis within one month on-site in Madrid, Spain.
  • Worked on behalf of a 950-bed, full-service tertiary care center to provide medical defense strategies to defend allegations of multi-system injuries associated with alleged surgical equipment contamination.
  • Developed and implemented data categorization and analytical summarization of key medical information in two large-scale pharmaceutical class actions involving hormone therapy and diet drugs.
  • Established analytical protocols and successfully provided shared records collection and medical analysis services for defense representation of a large mining corporation and multiple chemical companies.
  • Evaluated orthopaedic and infectious disease claims and provided potential alternative causation defenses for a leading global reinsurer.
  • Coordinated scientific teams from two separate law firms in the development of a client-centered, analytical solution for a chemical contamination class action lawsuit.


  • North Carolina Board of Nursing, # 107131