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Hendrickson & Long, PLLC

214 Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301

Tel: 304-346-5500
Direct: 304-720-5525
Fax: 304-346-5515
Email: jhall@handl.com

For over two decades, native West Virginian Jeffry H. Hall has worked as a trial lawyer defending corporate and industrial clients. Combining his background in occupational health and safety with his legal skills, Jeff is a formidable presence in the courtroom and a leader in defense litigation in WV. He specializes in product liability, insurance defense, toxic tort, and mass tort litigation as well as personal injury and general defense litigation.

Jeff practiced law in Michigan for seven years after his graduation from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. In 1990, he returned to his home state, practicing with Goodwin & Goodwin, PLLC for seven years. In 1997, Jeff joined Hendrickson & Long, PLLC, where he is a partner.

In his more than 20 years of experience in defense litigation in WV, Jeff has defended many cases involving product liability and toxic tort claims. He has represented corporations and employers in premises liability and deliberate intent claims. For manufacturers he has defended chemical exposure claims. Jeff’s general defense practice has included cases ranging from automobile accidents to premises liability claims. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts in West Virginia and Michigan and has appeared in several additional states and the District of Columbia on behalf of corporate clients. Active in the defense bar, Jeff continues to provide his expertise to corporate clients and others in West Virginia and surrounding states.

Best Lawyers® recognizes Jeff for his skills representing defendants in mass tort litigation/class actions and personal injury litigation, including naming him the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, WV for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants. Additionally, Super Lawyers lists him as a Top Rated Products Liability Lawyer in Charleston.

As an avid outdoorsman, Jeff enjoys all the Mountain State has to offer. He is also an animal lover.

Practice Areas

Appellate, Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Tort


J.D. with distinction, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1983

M.S. in Occupational Safety and Health, Marshall University, 1979

B.A., West Virginia University, 1976

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Michigan Supreme Court

Awards and Achievements

Best Lawyers, Recognized for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions for Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation for Defendants

Super Lawyers, Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Charleston, West Virginia

Affiliations and Community Involvement

West Virginia State Bar

West Virginia Bar Association

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia

Kanawha County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

State Bar of Michigan

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. 2002)

Hasco, Inc. v. Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner, 172 F.3d 43 (4th Cir. 1998)

Seay v. Spartan Aggregate, Inc., 454 N.W.2d 186 (Mich. Ct. App. 1990)