Greg Goodykoontz has been practicing more than 35 years in the area of civil litigation with Steptoe & Johnson. Mr. Goodykoontz has tried a wide variety of jury and non-jury cases and has previous appeals experience in both the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Toxic and Mass Torts
Mr. Goodykoontz is a member of Steptoe & Johnson's Toxic and Mass Tort Team and has extensive litigation experience in representing individuals and corporations in West Virginia. He has defended corporations and employers in premises and deliberate intent claims based on chemical exposures.
Mr. Goodykoontz has also developed a specialty in cases alleging exposure to asbestos, benzene, silica, mixed solvents, and aromatic hydrocarbons. He also has defended cases seeking damages for medical monitoring and fear of future disease.
Mr. Goodykoontz has defended numerous industrial accidents and wrongful death litigation matters involving the following:
- Underground coal mining
- Construction-related activity
- Chemical manufacturing
- Power plant construction and maintenance
- Other workplace injuries