Member Profile: David K. Hendrickson

David K. Hendrickson
Hendrickson & Long PLLC
214 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
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Tel: (304) 346-5500
Fax: (304) 346-5515

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Facilitation & Systems Design; Discovery Referee; Special Master


David K. Hendrickson has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Business Dissolution
Class Actions
Contract Disputes
Elder Abuse
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Health Care
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Railroad & Trucking



David has more than 25 years trial experience. He practices in the areas of product liability, toxic tort, personal injury, insurance defense, and general business litigation. He is especially knowledgeable in cases involving asbestos, acrylamide, benzene, PCB, solvents, aromatic hydrocarbons, and multi-chemical sensitivities. He is also skilled in cases involving a wide range of products.

David has extensive experience in personal injury and various insurance defense litigations. He represents corporations and employers in premises and deliberate intent claims, and manufacturers in claims of chemical exposures. For more than 25 years, he has represented manufacturers and premises owners in mass trial litigation and has won defense verdicts in this highly specialized area. 

His experience as a litigator has made him a sought after mediator by both the Plaintiff and Defense bars.  He is a proud member of the West Virginia Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

His experience is a litigator has made him a sought after mediator by both the Plaintiff and Defense Bars. He is a proud member of the West Virginia chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. The academy is the premier association for experienced civil alternative dispute resolution practitioners.


  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, 1982
  • B.A. (cum laude), West Virginia University, 1979

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chairman, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
  • Past National President, West Virginia University Alumni Association
  • Former Legal Correspondent, WCHS-TV, The Legal Pad
  • History Professor, West Virginia University, 2006 through 2008
  • History Professor, Criminal Procedures, Marshall University 1990 through 1999;
  • Member, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, West Virginia University Athletic Council
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Member, Kanawha County Bar Association
  • Member, West Virginia Educational Broadcast Authority
  • Member, West Virginia Council for Community & Technical College System of WV
  • Member, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • President of Berry Hills Country Club


$350 per hr.
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