Andrew P. Arbogast
Member | Chair, Litigation Department | Co-Chair, E-Discovery Practice Group
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.3869
mobile 304.206.1354
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Mr. Arbogast's primary areas of practice are litigation, asbestos litigation, deliberate intent, toxic tort, product liability, medical monitoring, and mass tort litigation


  • West Virginia University, B.A., Political Science, 1997
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Trial Advocacy Institute, University of Virginia, 2006


  • Representing clients in complex toxic tort and mass consolidation cases
  • Defending clients in litigation matters in state and federal courts in West Virginia and Pennsylvania
  • Litigating cases before West Virginia's Mass Litigation Panel
  • Experience in aviation-related matters, including advising clients on Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) record-keeping, post-accident investigations, and insurance claims and negotiation
  • Litigating cases to verdict in state courts
  • Defending clients against personal injury, wrongful death and products liability claims, including deliberate intent and premise liability lawsuits in toxic tort litigation
  • Representing a manufacturing client in FAA airspace safety negotiations related to construction at facility
  • Defending manufacturers, suppliers, employers and premise owners in asbestos litigation in West Virginia since 2005


Asbestos Litigation Chemical Deliberate Intent Litigation Litigation Medical Monitoring Product Liability Litigation Toxic Tort Litigation


  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star 


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia


  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2008
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel
  • American Bar Association

Personal Interests

  • Instrument-rated, private pilot and co-owner of a high-performance, complex, piston-engine aircraft
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