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Barry Hill has joined Anapol, Schwartz, Weiss, Cohan, Feldman &
Smalley, P.C. and is the resident partner in the firm's Wheeling, West
Virginia, office.


Barry Hill adds his mass tort reputation to Anapol Schwartz's well
established national mass tort practice. Hill's more than 30 years of
civil litigation experience also includes financial fraud and other
complex litigation. He has handled a range of noteworthy consumer cases
for the Attorney General for West Virginia.


"Anapol Schwartz is thrilled to welcome Barry. In working with him for
many years, whether in Baycol,Vioxx, and 0r consumer fraud ,
litigations, we've been extremely impressed by his trial skills and case
track record," said shareholder Sol Weiss. "He not only adds a
tremendous asset to our client base - but also complements our handling
significant mass tort matters, and will play a crucial role in enhancing
this practice."


Listed in West Virginia's Super Lawyers®, Hill is certified as a civil
litigation specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a
medical malpractice trial specialist by the American Board of
Professional Liability Attorneys. Active in the legal community, he is a
former president of the West Virginia Association for Justice and
currently sits on its board of governors. Hill also serves as member of
the the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation
Counsel of America.


"I'm honored to join such a well regarded firm that has a reputation for
taking on high profile matters and successfully advocating on behalf of
victims," said Hill. "Anapol Schwartz's extensive network and resources
will benefit my existing clients and enable me to help even more
individuals in need."


Practice areas

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Consumer Protection: 25%
  4. Defective Products: 25%

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Contact info

Anapol Schwartz

89 12th Street
Wheeling, WV, 26003-3266

89 12th Street
Wheeling, WV, 26003



OHPermanently Retired197805/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWest Virginia Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerWest Virginia Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerWest Virginia Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerWest Virginia Super Lawyers2007
Medical Professional Liability Trial SpecialistAmerican Board of Professional Liability Attorneys1987
Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy1984
Top 500 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in AmericaLawdragonN/A
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAnapol Schwartz2010 - Present
PartnerParsons Thompson & Hill2010 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorSaba University School of Medicine1994 - 1996
ArbitratorUnited States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania1993 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for Justice, Gadolinium Litigation GroupCo-chair2007 - Present
American Association for Justice, Propulsid Litigation GroupChairman2000 - Present
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember1993 - Present
American Society of Law, Medicine and EthicsMember1993 - Present
Ohio County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Columbiana County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Jefferson County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Mountain State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationFounding Member1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - Present
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMember1984 - Present
West Virginia Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1983 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Hancock County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1977 - Present
West Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1977 - Present
West Virginia State BarMember1977 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaMemberN/A
International Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Section & Litigation Group Coordination CommitteeVice-Chair2004 - 2006
American Association for Justice, Baycol Litigation GroupCo-chair2001 - 2003
American Association for Justice, Oxycontin Litigation GroupTreasurer2001 - 2001
West Virginia Association for Justice, Professional Negligence SectionChairman2000 - 2002
West Virginia Association for Justice, 1997 Midwinter SeminarChairman1997 - 1997
American Inn of Court, Pittsburgh ChapterMember1995 - 1997
West Virginia Association for Justice, Amicus Curiae CommitteeChairman1994 - 1997
American Association for JusticeState Delegate (West Virginia)1990 - 1992
American Association for Justice, People's Law School CommitteeVice-Chair1989 - 1990
American Association for Justice, Insurance Law SectionMember1988 - 1991
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - 1988
West Virginia Association for Justice, 1988 Annual SeminarChairman1988 - 1988
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1987 - 2005
West Virginia Association for JusticePresident1987 - 1988
American Association for Justice, Key Person CommitteeMember1987 - 1988
American Association for Justice, Council of PresidentsMember1987 - 1989
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - 1987
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - 1988
West Virginia Association for Justice, Political Action CommitteeTrustee1986 - 1989
West Virginia Association for JusticeVice President1985 - 1987
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMember1984 - 1988
West Virginia Association for Justice, 1984 Midwinter SeminarChairman1984 - 1984
West Virginia Association for JusticeParliamentarian1983 - 1985
American Bar AssociationMember1977 - 1987
Publication nameTitleDate
1991 Defense Trial Counsel of W.Va. Handbook for Lawyers and JudgesThe End of Discovery Disputes1991
WVAJ AdvocateUseful Insurance Cases1989
West Virginia LawyerSimplified Infant Tort Settlement Procedure1989
WVAJ AdvocateFees and Fee Awards in Compensation Cases1984
WVAJ AdvocateUsing Preliminary Pretrial Orders to Move Your Case1983
WVAJ AdvocatePrejudgment Interest and Jury Trials1983
WVAJ AdvocateIs Loss of Enjoyment of Life the Only Element of General Damages?1983
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
West Virginia University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
West Virginia UniversityJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarUsing Technology to Cut Overhead and Increase Efficiency in Difficult Economic Times2009
AAJ ConventionLitigation Group Financial Management2004
Winter SeminarNational Drug Product Litigation2002
West Virginia Association for Justice Winter SeminarEmerging Trends in National Drug Product Liability Litigation2002
Midwinter SeminarMedical Negligence Case Evaluation2000
Litigation SeminarTrial Lawyers’ Guide to the Internet1999
Annual SeminarA Practitioner's Perspective on the Successful Handling of a Bad Faith Insurance Case1994
Annual SeminarFirst Party Automobile Insurance Coverage in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania: Comparisons and Contrasts1992
SeminarPunitive Damages in West Virginia1991
Tort Liability SeminarHandling Different Kinds of Automobile Collisions1986
Annual SeminarInterdisciplinary Use of Medical Experts1986
Trial Advocacy SeminarUpdate on Products Liability1985
Mid-Winter SeminarCurrent Trends in Insurance Law1985