About

Steptoe & Johnson’s Asbestos Litigation Team serves major industrial clients, such as property owners, manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers, throughout the nation. With numerous years of experience in toxic torts and litigation, our asbestos litigators understand how to serve these clients through effective project management. We work closely with clients and their insurers to design an effective defense strategy to produce satisfactory results.

Our attorneys have a concrete understanding of the subject matter and the courts. Asbestos Litigation Team members have developed a case management model designed to provide aggressive and efficient counsel to our clients facing asbestos claims.

What sets us apart

  • Efficient project management and budgeting models to control costs
  • Proactive litigators experienced in asbestos litigation
  • Alternative fee arrangements
  • Knowledge of the courts and the subject matter
  • Experienced as national counsel in asbestos litigation
  • Dedicated team of paraprofessionals, essential in document-intense asbestos litigation
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Counseled national, regional and local clients named in asbestos litigation
  • Analyzed medical issues in toxic tort cases, which may show other causes for the claimed injuries or other unrelated medical problems that would indicate decreased life expectancy and lower potential damages claims
  • Defended clients in matters involving an asbestos-related illness, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis
  • Defended asbestosis litigation including mesothelioma, industrial chemical exposure, and lead paint poisoning in urban residential rental sites and industrial hearing loss
  • Defended manufacturers, distributors and contractors in asbestos litigation involving products liability claims
  • Directed dockets of hundreds of alleged asbestos-related cancer cases in West Virginia
  • Represented Fortune 500 equipment manufacturing corporations in asbestos litigation
  • Defended manufacturers in claims involving asbestos-related illnesses and mesothelioma
  • Defended client in matter involving an asbestos-related illness, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis
  • Defended numerous clients in occupational exposure litigation involving asbestos, crystalline silica, diesel exhaust, carbon monoxide, and industrial solvents and lubricants
  • Defended a variety of companies in asbestos exposure and benzene exposure litigation with theories ranging from products liability and negligence to premises liability