Hendrickson & Long PLLC Celebrates Seven Lawyers in 2024 Best Lawyers® List

CHARLESTON, WV, August 18, 2023 – In a world that’s constantly evolving, Hendrickson & Long PLLC has not just adapted but excelled, epitomizing the very best of the legal industry. This year, the firm marks another crowning achievement as seven of the firm’s stalwart lawyers have been recognized in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Charleston, WV. This honor reaffirms the commitment, passion, and dedication that each of these lawyers brings to the courtroom, their clients, and the greater legal community.

Hendrickson & Long PLLC proudly presents its 2024 Best Lawyers® honorees:

  • R. Scott Long (Recognized since 2006)
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Raj A. Shah (Recognized since 2019)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • David K. Hendrickson (Recognized since 2006)
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation (Lawyer of the Year – Charleston, WV)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David F. Nelson (Recognized since 2016)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation – Insurance
  • John H. Tinney, Jr. (Recognized since 2001)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Gene Bailey II (Recognized since 2013)
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
  • Steve Hastings (Newly Recognized in 2024)
    • Oil and Gas Law

For over two decades, Hendrickson & Long PLLC has been an unwavering beacon of legal expertise in West Virginia and beyond. With its base in Charleston, the firm extends its exemplary services to a plethora of clients, ranging from local entrepreneurs and individuals to international corporations.

Consistently leading from the front, Hendrickson & Long PLLC’s remarkable journey has been paved with dedication, innovation, and an unparalleled understanding of the complex legal landscape.


Over the past two decades, Hendrickson & Long, PLLC, has grown into a comprehensive, litigation-oriented law firm with attorneys and staff working out of its centrally located office in the heart of West Virginia’s capital city. Since its inception, H&L has established a superior and varied client base. The firm is counsel for individuals, local West Virginia businesses, national and international companies and is recognized as one of the most progressive legal establishments in the state. H&L has specialized experience and expertise in complex case management, the innovative use of technology, the coordination of multi-jurisdictional discovery efforts and document work, handling class-action litigation and the trial of consolidated cases. The firm’s attorneys have served as national counsel to Fortune 100 companies in industry-wide litigation.


Best Lawyers® has earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America® list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.


For a deeper dive into this accolade, interviews, or additional details, kindly connect with Eric Arnold at earnold@handl.com or phone 304-414-4350.