Speaking :Wednesday 14th
Date Time :11/14/18 2:30
Founded in 2002, Powell & Majestro, P.L.L.C. has been a premier resource for
clients who want experienced, dynamic legal representation. With more than 55 years
of combined experience, Powell & Majestro attorneys are nationally recognized for
their work in serious injury claims. Powell & Majestro attorneys have successfully tried
numerous civil cases to verdict in state and federal courts. Their skilled advocacy has
returned recoveries totaling hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts
Anthony J. Majestro is the Managing Member of Powell & Majestro, PLLC. Mr. Majestro concentrates his practice in prosecuting complex litigation, focusing on consumer fraud and defective products, including defective drugs and medical devices. In the course of his practice, Mr. Majestro has served as class counsel, lead counsel, liaison counsel and in leadership roles in a number of state and national class actions, mass torts, and other complex cases. Mr. Majestro has developed an extensive appellate practice and has numerous appellate victories in state and federal appellate courts across the country, including a unanimous decision on the merits from Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Majestro regularly serves as appellate counsel and also represents state and local officials and agencies in trial and appellate litigation. Most recently he was lead appellate counsel in the successful defense of the plaintiff’s verdict in the first bellwether trial in the vaginal mesh M.D.L. Cisson v. C. R. Bard, Inc. (4th Cir. 2016).
Mr. Majestro was the President of the West Virginia Association for Justice from 2013 – 2014. He has served as a member of the WVAJ Board of Governors for more than a decade and has been a member of the organization’s executive committee since 2007. He was named the West Virginia Association for Justice’s Member of the Year in 2007 and 2012. He is one of the founding co-chairs of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Attorney Generals. Mr. Majestro regularly lectures at state and national seminars on topics related to law office automation, consumer protection, class actions, appellate litigation, and mass torts.
Mr. Majestro is a summa cum laude graduate of West Virginia University (1986) and a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (1989) and is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and various federal district and appellate courts. Mr. Majestro was selected as a Harry S. Truman Scholar and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Clark of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, Georgia.