Mr. McGinley is an attorney with substantial trial and appellate experience. He is rated "AV-Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell. He and his firm, DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC, represent West Virginia clients in personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, serious workplace accidents, business and commercial cases, employment cases, consumer cases and class actions.
Mr. McGinley has been counsel in a number of prominent cases, including representing the State of West Virginia in cases to recover unpaid workers compensation premiums as part of project resulting in over $80,000,000 in settlements, representing the State of West Virginia in a case against a drug manufacturer that resulted in a $10,000,000 settlement, representing former West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr., in his effort to restore his law license, representing University of Arizona Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez in a lawsuit with West Virginia University, and representing a coalition of community groups in a successful challenge of former West Virginia Governor Cecil Underwood's unconstitutional appointment to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
West Virginia State Bar
Southern District West Virginia
Northern District West Virginia
Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit
University of Oxford
Professional Associations & Memberships
West Virginia Governor Bob Wise appointed Mr. McGinley in 2001 to be a member of the Governing Council of the West Virginia Law Institute. West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin reappointed Mr. McGinley in 2005 to a second term on the Governing Council of the West Virginia Law Institute.
Member, American Bar Association.
Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ).
Member, West Virginia and Kanawha County Bar Associations.
Master, John A. Field American Inn of Court.
Areas of Practice
- Antitrust & Trade Regulation
- Appellate Practice
- Business Torts
- Civil Rights
- Class Action
- Commercial Law & Contracts
- Communications & Media Law
- Constitutional Law
- Elections & Politics
- Environmental Law
- Labor & Employment Law
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Securities Law
- Toxic Torts
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