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Robert H. Sweeney Jr. - Huntington, WV

325 8th Street Huntington, WV 25701 - 2225

Updated: 09/09/2016

Huntington General Civil Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Bo Sweeney has a practice based in general civil litigation, with a concentration in the defense of mesothelioma and asbestos claims, construction disputes and defending employers in deliberate intent suits brought under West Virginia Code §23-4-2. Bo serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a West Virginia based asbestos defendant, and represents numerous local and national companies in asbestos claims...

Bo Sweeney has a practice based in general civil litigation, with a concentration in the defense of mesothelioma and asbestos claims, construction disputes and defending employers in deliberate intent suits brought under West Virginia Code §23-4-2. Bo serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a West Virginia based asbestos defendant, and represents numerous local and national companies in asbestos claims. A veteran of the West Virginia Asbestos Litigation since 1991, he has been trial counsel in every asbestos trial group in West Virginia since 2003, and represents manufacturers, premises owners and employers in the defense of asbestos claims throughout the state of West Virginia.

Bo also represents owners and contractors in construction litigation, and has experience in both jury trials and arbitration of construction claims and claims against sureties. He also defends employers in "Mandolidis" or deliberate intent claims brought pursuant to W. Va. Code §23-4-2. He has also handled matters involving MSHA, SMCRA, ERISA, Truth in Lending and class action litigation, and has tried over 20 cases to verdict.

About Robert H. Sweeney Jr.

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Asbestos, Lead and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Commercial and Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 1989
  • West Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1998

Other Affiliations

  • Cabell County State Bar
  • West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel
  • Contractor’s Association of West Virginia

Education

  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1989
    J.D.
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1986
    B.A.

Classes and Seminars

  • AIA Contracts, Lorman Educational Services , 2007 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Amateur Boat Builder

Achievements

Honors

  • Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Construction , 2012 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants, 2011 - 2017

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Address

325 8th Street Huntington, WV 25701 - 2225

Fax

  • 304-523-2347

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