To achieve its successes, DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC has five lawyers with tremendous experience. The firm's lawyers work as a team, and the diverse backgrounds and unique talents of the firm's attorneys, all of whom are listed in "Best Lawyers," enable DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC to handle each client’s case with insight, understanding, and preparedness.
The firm's lawyers' experience include working as an assistant United States’ Attorney, and holding prestigious judicial clerkships, working closely with judges in the federal Court of Appeals and United States District Courts, as well as with the Supreme Court of West Virginia.
The firm has represented West Virginia state agencies for more than thirty years and has been involved in high-profile public cases. The firm's lawyers have represented the State of West Virginia in ground-breaking lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors, recovering tens of millions of dollars for State taxpayers. The firm helped recover more than $60 Million on behalf of the State workers’ compensation fund from mining companies who were using contract miners and ran up huge unpaid debts. The firm represents the State’s largest newspaper and has represented two West Virginia governors.
The firm is proud of its decades long reputation of excellence in helping West Virginians that continues today as strong as ever. DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC remains dedicated to this long tradition of top quality legal representation and helping its clients by remaining one of the most successful law firms in West Virginia.
Firm Practice Areas
- Appellate Practice
- Commercial Litigation
- Criminal Defense: General Practice
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Employment Law - Individuals
- Litigation - Environmental
- Litigation - First Amendment
- Litigation - Labor and Employment
- Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
- Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
- Mining Law
- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Sports Law