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Jeffrey J. Downey

Jeffrey J. Downey

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Practice Areas:

  • Nursing Home Abuse


The firm focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice and elder neglect cases. With over 30 years of litigation experience, Jeff Downey has developed a track record of success, including multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients. Mr. Downey, an AV rated attorney, previously worked as an insurance defense lawyer and now uses that knowledge to benefit his clients. He regularly teaches other attorneys how to prosecute elder neglect cases and authored Nursing Home Malpractice Case Strategies. Through the aggressive prosecution of his cases, he has established numerous case precedents favorable to his clients and Plaintiffs. Selecting an attorney could be the most important decision you make in your case, so research carefully. You can start by contacting the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey for a free consultation. 


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
  • University at Albany - State University of New York, Albany, New York
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1989
  • Virginia, 1990
  • District of Columbia, 1991
  • Maryland, 2013

Published Works

  • Nursing Home Malpractice Case Strategies, West Publishing

Representative Cases

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield v. Mylan Labs, Law No. 08-5044, Fed. Dist. Court, Law No. 8-5044
  • Hirsch v. CSP Nova, 98 Va. Cir 286, VA Circuit Court, Law No. 108222
  • Huffman v. Liberty, 42 Va. Cir. 205 , Rockingham County, Law No. 9734
  • Henderson v. Hickory Hills, Virginia Lawyers Weekly 020-8-140, Nottoway Circuit Court, Law No. CL 19-187

Classes & Seminars

  • Prosecuting COVID-19 Cases, Virginia Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Virginia Consumer Protection Act, Virginia Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • CLE Policies and Procedures in Nursing Homes, Virginia Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • CLE False Claims Act, Virginia Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Punitive Damages in Virginia, Virginia Trial Lawyers, 2014

Past Positions

  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, Partner, 2002 to 2007

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Voices for Quality Care, Member, 2000 to 2005
  • Consumer Consortium for Assisted Living, Board Member, 1995 to 1998
  • National Citizens Commission Nursing Home, Member, 1995 to 1997