Our Plaintiff Lawyers

Our law firm partners are dedicated attorneys with successful track records of winning millions of dollars for clients in class action, mass action, consumer finance, catastrophic injury, and products liability cases.


Benjamin L. Bailey

Partner
Ben is a Harvard Law graduate, former federal prosecutor, and former chief counsel to the Governor of West Virginia. He loves to try cases. Most recently, he distinguished himself as a member of the plaintiffs’ lead counsel committee in one of the nation’s largest and most complex MDL cases, the Toyota sudden acceleration litigation, a class action case that ultimately settled for $1.6 billion. Ben was recently included in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation.

Brian A. Glasser

Partner
Brian, a Harvard Law graduate and Rhodes Scholar, has tried mass actions to verdict, and has led major consumer class action cases for more than ten years. He is consistently involved in high-stakes, headline-grabbing commercial litigation, and brings an exceptional degree of experience, having negotiated and managed billions of dollars worth of business transactions. Brian served as lead counsel in winning a $62.5 million class action settlement against H&R Block, while other firms across the country litigated similar cases against Block without success.

John W. Barrett

Partner
John has litigated dozens of class action cases involving robocall telemarketing (TCPA), mortgage loan overcharges, predatory lending, consumer finance, and consumer protection and antitrust cases for state governments. John has tried multi-plaintiff mass action cases, and has argued appeals in state and federal courts addressing the Class Action Fairness Act, WV Consumer Credit and Protection Act, employment discrimination laws, and federal jurisdiction.

Eric B. Snyder

Partner
Head of Product Liability Practice Group
Eric handles cases involving defective products, catastrophic injuries, and consumer fraud. Eric was recently ranked by AmLaw Daily as one of the 75 most formidable plaintiff’s lawyers in the United States, and serves on the plaintiff’s lead counsel committee for the personal injury cases consolidated in the Toyota sudden acceleration MDL. Eric holds a degree in mining engineering from Penn State, and frequently litigates mining-related injury and commercial cases.

P. Gregory Haddad

Partner
Head of Personal Injury Practice Group
A partner in our Morgantown, West Virginia office, Greg has tried over 70 injury cases to verdict, most involving complicated medical issues. His personal injury practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, defective prescription drugs, and medical negligence. As a former pharmacist, Greg brings extensive medical knowledge to his practice at the firm.

Jonathan R. Marshall

Partner
Head of Consumer Practice Group
Jonathan brings class actions alleging violations of state and federal consumer and employment-protection laws, and serves in a leadership capacity in a nationwide TCPA MDL alleging illegal telemarketing by home security companies. He also has tried and held leadership roles in mass action cases.

Gregory Y. Porter

Partner
Head of ERISA Practice Group
Greg litigates complex pension, consumer, and investor class actions in federal and state courts all over the United States. Greg is best known for his work on retirement plan cases, including 401(k) plans, pension plans, and ESOPs. These cases involve conflicts of interest, investment mismanagement, excessive fees, and other financial misconduct and fraud. Lately, Greg has been focusing on excessive fees in 401(k) plans and ESOP valuations for privately held companies.

Michael L. Murphy

Partner
Mike has served in leadership roles in antitrust MDLs, and is currently on the management committee for a consortium of firms representing the governors, attorneys general, and agencies of 22 states bringing actions against major oil companies to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars in improper underground-storage-tank payments.

John Roddy

Partner
Head of TCPA and Whistleblower Practice Groups
With leadership in major cases and 15+ years as plaintiff’s chair of a national consumer law conference, Boston-based John Roddy has a national reputation for excellence in class action litigation involving violations of state and federal consumer protection laws (FDCPA, TILA, RESPA, TCPA, ECOA, and others), and representing whistleblowers in qui tam cases.

Elizabeth Ryan

Attorney
Head of Employment Practice Group
Boston-based Elizabeth Ryan represents consumers in class actions challenging violations of state and federal consumer laws, and employees in wage and hour class actions in Massachusetts and other states. Her cases have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for class members.

Thanos Basdekis

Partner
A partner in our Charleston, WV office, Thanos concentrates on commercial litigation, ERISA/ESOP litigation, and bankruptcy- and insolvency-related litigation. Thanos’ work as an attorney is about helping others. He enjoys working with clients to help them meet their goals in their businesses and in the courtroom.

Ryan T. Jenny

Partner
Ryan is a partner in our Washington, D.C. office. He practices primarily in the area of complex employee benefits litigation, representing clients in actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Kerrie Wagoner Boyle

Partner
A partner in our Morgantown, WV office, Kerrie focuses her practice on catastrophic personal injury, specializing in medical malpractice torts and pharmaceutical litigation. Kerrie has successfully litigated hundreds of personal injury, professional liability, products liability and insurance coverage cases.

Steven Bloch

Partner
Head of Antitrust, Insurance, & Financial Products Practice Group
Steven litigates complex class action matters involving insurance and financial products and services, as well as consumer fraud, employee benefits, healthcare and antitrust. Steven also has wide-ranging business litigation experience, for which he has been recognized, including corporate and banking disputes, civil RICO, business torts and real estate.

Patricia Mulvoy Kipnis

Partner
A partner in our Cherry Hill, New Jersey office, Trish litigates class action and consumer rights cases alleging violations of state and federal consumer protection laws. She also has broad experience in products liability and personal injury cases.

David L. Selby II

Partner
David handles all aspects of litigation, including class actions and personal injury. David spent his first few years after law school in public service and served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Tuscaloosa County DA's office. He works from our Birmingham, Alabama office.

Sam A. Hrko

Partner
Sam is a partner in the firm's Charleston, WV office. He works mostly on catastrophic personal injury litigation, representing plaintiffs harmed by automobile accidents, industrial and mining accidents, aviation accidents and tractor-trailer crashes. He also works on product liability cases.

Jeffrey R. Baron

Partner
Jeff is a partner in the firm's St. Louis office. Jeff focuses his practice in commercial litigation involving energy-related matters and business disputes. Jeff has represented individuals and corporations through all stages of the litigation process and has successfully handled trials, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, and appeals in a variety of areas.

James L. Kauffman

Attorney
James has litigated nationwide class actions that involve complex financial allegations. James concentrates his practice in antitrust, business litigation, securities, environmental, consumer fraud, and whistleblower protection matters.

Patrick Muench

Attorney
Patrick focuses his practice on complex litigation. He has experience handling cases involving bankruptcy, major national bank failures, and international discovery.

Ora N. Nwabueze

Attorney
Ora’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, particularly on matters involving antitrust, unfair competition or commercial tort issues.

Sandra Henson Kinney

Attorney
Sandy focuses her practice on consumer rights litigation, class actions and general litigation. Sandy spent several years in private practice focusing on employment litigation, and most recently, she represented victims of domestic violence at Legal Aid of West Virginia.

Ryan McCune Donovan

Attorney
Ryan represents clients in complex litigation. He has experience handling cases involving multi-million dollar commercial disputes, nationwide class actions, and high-stakes criminal defense.

Benjamin P. Lajoie

Attorney
As an associate, Ben focuses primarily on complex civil litigation. Ben joined the firm in 2015 after graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, magna cum laude.

Mark G. Boyko

Attorney
Mark practices primarily in the area of complex fiduciary breach and prohibited transaction litigation, representing clients in actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Mark B. DeSanto

Attorney
Mark B. DeSanto, an associate in the firm’s Pennsylvania office, focuses primarily on high stakes antitrust and consumer protection class action litigation.

Travis A. Prince

Attorney
Travis is an associate in the firm's Morgantown, WV office. His practice focuses on medical malpractice, product liability and catastrophic personal injury cases.

Victor S. Woods

Attorney
Vic works in Bailey & Glasser’s Charleston, West Virginia, office, and concentrates in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability, insurance bad faith, consumer protection, and class action litigation.