M.  - Mallory - Mantiply

M. Mallory Mantiply

Roanoke, Va.
540.512.1820 - office
540.353.5019 - mobile


  • University of Virginia, B.A. with distinction, 1977
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1980


  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Alabama
  • Florida
Mr. Mantiply's practice involves dispute resolution through formal and informal process, trials, arbitration and mediation.


Mr. Mantiply was featured in Vol. 24, No.28Vol. 26, No. 13and Vol. 28, No. 31 of Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Representative Experience

  • Tried cases to verdict for plaintiffs and defendants before juries and judges in state and federal courts and before arbitrators and administrative bodies
  • Mediated cases and claims as attorney for plaintiffs and attorney for defendants and as certified court-appointed mediator in state and federal courts
  • In 2012, led Spilman team in recovering confidential monetary settlement for family of Spilman client killed in Georgia accident and bringing about nationwide modification of responsible parties’ equipment and procedures
  • Represented Spilman corporate client in recovering lost profits and other damages from responsible parties for failure of components in Spilman’s client’s production line
  • Represented plaintiffs and defendants in medical and hospital liability litigation
  • Represented national nursing home company in death and injury litigation
  • Represented class of approximately 40,000 consumer claimants in Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented landowners and business owners in highway and gas pipeline condemnation litigation
  • Represented real estate purchasers, sellers, brokers and agents in disputes relating to purchase contracts, options, leases, specific performance, commissions, condemnation and suits to quiet title
  • Represented gas-fired hot water heater manufacturer in death and injury litigation
  • Represented tobacco company in death and injury litigation
  • Represented water/amusement park owners in construction claims against coaster manufacturer for catastrophic failure
  • Represented engineers in municipal water system failure litigation
  • Prosecuted video rental late fees litigation resulting in nationwide class action settlement
  • Tried numerous cases to jury verdicts and resolved various claims involving car, truck, RV, and heavy equipment sales and leasing
  • Represented insurers and insureds in coverage matters, excess liability matters, and first- and third-party bad faith claims
  • Defended and prosecuted employers in cases claiming discrimination based on race, sex, age and disability
  • Defended and prosecuted cases for breach of employment agreements, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Represented public employees before administrative governmental boards regarding various employment matters, grievances, progressive discipline, etc.
  • Prosecuted legal malpractice matters


  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Counsel Association
  • American Bar Association, Tort, Insurance and Employment Sections
  • Federal Bar Association
  • South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association

Practice Areas Referenced

  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Labor & Employment
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney