John A. Hess
Of Counsel
(304) 526-8083
Office: Huntington
J.D. University of Cincinnati, with honors
B.S. University of Kentucky, summa cum laude
Licensure: OH | WV
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John A. “Andy” Hess focuses his practice in assisting clients with insurance and personal injury cases, the representation of healthcare facilities in patient care claims, and litigating appellate actions. Andy has trial experience in West Virginia state and federal courts, as well as appellate experience before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2017 Anspach Meeks Ellenberter, LLP
2008-2011 Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC

Key Experience

Defended numerous medical providers and skilled nursing facilities in professional liability actions
Litigated insurance and personal injury cases as well as matters involving toxic torts, product liability, discrimination, defamation, and Constitutional issues
Represented clients in construction and premises liability disputes

Memberships & Awards

Super Lawyers® Rising Star
American Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar
Ohio State Bar Association
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
Eugene T. Spragens Award for Economic Excellence at the University of Kentucky