Robert V. Berthold, Jr.
With over 35 years of experience, Robert V. Berthold, Jr. is a dedicated
and compassionate trial lawyer. His focus is mainly in
medical malpractice cases, including cases concerning
birth injury and
brain injury. He also handles
coal mining accidents,
product liability issues, complex
industrial accidents, and
insurance bad faith. In 2002, Attorney Berthold served as co-counsel in a fifty million dollar
jury verdict, a case that garnered one of the top 100 verdicts in America
for that year.
Mr. Berthold is part of a number of prestigious groups, such as the American
College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization that is limited
to only 1 percent of the practicing lawyers in West Virginia. ‘The
Best Lawyers in America’ has selected Rob as its Personal Injury
attorney of 2015 for Charleston, WV. In addition, he was invited to join
the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Mr. Berthold graduated cum laude from West Virginia University in 1973,
and three years later he also earned his law degree from West Virginia
University. Shortly after that in 1976 he began to practice law.
Mr. Berthold is rated “AV” by Martindale‑Hubbell®, an honor
only bestowed on those who exemplify both morality and talent in the legal
field. He was hired by the State of West Virginia to represent its Receiver
in lawsuits against cases involving the only failed Blue Cross Blue Shield
plan in the United States. Currently, he is acting as co-counsel for the
State of West Virginia in Municipal Derivatives litigation where he handles
matters involving various banks and brokers in an MDL in the Southern
District Court of New York.