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Jeffry H. Hall | H and L

214 Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301

Tel: (304) 346-5500
Direct: (304) 346-5663
Fax: (304) 346-5515
Email: jhall@handl.com

Jeffry H. Hall, Partner, joined the firm in 1997. His primary areas of practice include product liability, insurance defense, toxic tort, and mass tort litigation, including asbestos and silica cases, PCB, solvents, multi-chemical sensitivity, and other personal injury and general defense litigation.

Hall practiced law in Michigan for seven years before returning to his home state of West Virginia in 1990. Since his return, he has specialized in general insurance defense ranging from automobile accidents to premise liability claims. He also has extensive experience in the areas of product liability and toxic torts, representing corporations and employers in premise and deliberate intent claims and representing manufacturers in claims of chemical exposure. Hall has more than 20 years of trial experience in both state and federal courts in West Virginia and Michigan. He also has appeared in several additional states and the District of Columbia on behalf of corporate clients.

Education

  • J.D. (with distinction), Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 1983
  • M.S. in Occupational Safety and Health, Marshall University, 1979
  • B.S., West Virginia University, 1976

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • Michigan State Courts

Awards

  • Recipient, Harry A. Gair Memorial Scholarship
  • Most Outstanding Oral Argument, Michigan Law School in Regional Moot Court Competition

Affiliations

  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Defense Research Institute

Representative Cases

  • Roberts v. Anchor Packing Co., 2005 WL 1201212 (S.D.W.Va. May 19, 2005)
  • State ex rel. Atkins v. Burnside, 569 S.E.2d 150 (W.Va. June 27, 2002)
  • Hasco, Inc. v. Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner, 172 F.3d 43 (4th Cir.(W.Va.) September 22, 1998)
  • Seay v. Spartan Aggregate, Inc., 454 N.W.2d 186 (Mich.App. April 02, 1990)