Anders W. Lindberg

Chair, Litigation Department / Member
Anders W. Lindberg


Anders Lindberg serves as the firm’s Chair of the Litigation Department. He is also the team leader of the Long-Term Care Team. Clients rely on Anders for his extensive experience supervising and managing high-value, complex civil and commercial litigation. This includes bet-the-company litigation and litigation arising from catastrophic accidents. He also focuses his practice in the areas of professional liability defense, employment litigation, and general litigation.

For over twenty years, he has successfully represented large health systems and international manufacturers in complex employment litigation involving wrongful termination, alleged workplace discrimination and other human rights violations, and harassment. He has successfully tried these and other cases in both state and federal courts, as well as before the Human Rights Commission.

Additionally, he has handled numerous medical professional liability cases and complex business litigation for several local businesses as well as international corporations.

Representative Experience

  • Won jury verdicts on behalf of physicians and other medical care providers in medical malpractice cases involving permanent injuries and death
  • Won a jury verdict on behalf of one of the largest banks in the world in a claim alleging fraudulent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting, and violations of the Blue Sky Act
  • Lead counsel in litigation involving a $22 million construction project involving numerous parties
  • Represented several of West Virginia’s largest employers in matters involving employment matters. Clients include large health systems and automotive manufacturers
  • Won jury verdicts and obtained summary judgments in employment cases on behalf of large hospitals and large manufacturers
  • Successfully defended numerous cases of employment discrimination before the Human Rights Commission on behalf of large hospitals and large manufacturers
  • Represented numerous long-term care facilities and assisted living facilities in over 100 separate wrongful death actions brought by families of deceased former residents
  • Obtained summary judgment in numerous deliberate intent actions on behalf of large manufacturers, a major chemical company, oil and gas companies, and retailers
  • Prosecuted and defended over 30 bench trials
  • Obtained summary judgments on behalf of numerous real estate companies and numerous realtors in alleged breach of fiduciary duty to purchasers of real estate and alleged realtor malpractice
  • Won an arbitration proceeding on behalf of a nursing home
  • Successfully defended long-term care facilities in arbitration proceedings involving alleged professional malpractice and employment discrimination
  • Defended long-term care facilities in COVID-19 litigation in State, Federal District Court, and Appellate Courts involving claims of immunity under the PREP ACT

Licensed In

  • Kentucky
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia


  • J.D. West Virginia University College of Law
  • B.A. Marshall University


  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2013
  • Huntington Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Tri-State, Class of 2008
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Former Member-Board of Governors, West Virginia State Bar
  • Past Chairman-Executive Committee, West Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyer’s Section
  • Former Member-West Virginia Law Institute
  • Former Member-Visiting Committee, West Virginia College of Law
  • Past President, Young Lawyer Division, West Virginia Bar Association
  • The National Trial College, University of Virginia
  • Cabell County Bar Association
  • Former Member, Executive Council, West Virginia Bar Association
  • Jessup International Moot Court Team
  • Marlyn E. Lugar Trial Association, West Virginia University College of Law
  • Moot Court Board, West Virginia University College of Law


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Health Care (2021-Present)
  • Best Lawyers® 2024 Charleston, Litigation – Health Care, Lawyer of the Year
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating possible)
  • Presidential and Herndon Scholar, Marshall University
  • “Student of the Year,” Psychology Department, Marshall University

Speaking Engagements

  • Frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars on medical malpractice avoidance strategies and documentation issues and various aspects of employment litigation avoidance strategies


  • Author of the West Virginia Practice Handbook, “Medical Malpractice in West Virginia, Applicability of the Medical Professional Liability Act”

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