Rudolph L. DiTrapano, a veteran litigator with more than 60 years of experience, is retired from DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC. Over his years in practice he represented clients in cases spanning the majority of the counties in West Virginia, as well as in Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and in the State of New York.
Mr. DiTrapano has been involved in cases that have led to well over 100 published legal opinions. He is one of only a handful of West Virginia lawyers to successfully argue and win an appeal in the United States Supreme Court. Among the numerous cases over the years in which he helped his clients obtain large trial verdicts or settlements, he served as lead co-counsel in a case filed by the West Virginia Board of Investments against Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and others, and helped recover almost $85 million for the State of West Virginia. He and other members of the firm also represented the West Virginia Bureau of Employment Programs in a series of cases involving coal contract litigation, leading to multiple large settlements recovering for the State a total of more than $60 million.
Mr. DiTrapano is a highly respected and experienced legal professional who has been recognized by listings in two categories in The Best Lawyers in America, personal injury litigation and criminal defense. As an AV® Peer Review Rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell®, he has been recognized as one of the most effective and professional litigators in the State of West Virginia.
NOTE: This website includes discussions of prior cases handled by this law firm. Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
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