John Andrew Hess Joins Firm



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Firm continues to grow litigation practice

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. John Andrew Hess has joined Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s Huntington, W.Va. office and will focus his practice in the areas of medical defense and insurance defense litigation.  His addition continues Steptoe & Johnson’s growth in its national litigation practice.      

John HessHess routinely represents healthcare providers in patient care claims and other matters.  In addition, he has experience in personal injury cases as well as matters involving toxic torts, discrimination, defamation, constitutional issues, premises liability, and other types of litigation.           

Hess is a former partner with the law firm of Anspach Meeks Ellenberger LLP.  He has trial experience before West Virginia state and federal courts, and appellate experience before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.           

He earned his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Kentucky, graduating summa cum laude.  He is a Super Lawyers® Rising Star.

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. law firm with more than 300 attorneys and core strengths in energy, business, employment, and litigation.  Steptoe & Johnson operates 13 offices in six states including Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia.   Visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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