Stephen D. Annand

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Of Counsel
Charleston, WV
  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee PLLC, 2014
  • Vice Chairman, Financial Services and Mortgage Litigation Practice Group, Robinson & McElwee
  • Of Counsel, Mullens and Mullens PLLC, 2013-2014
  • The Cochran Firm, D.C., 2002-2013
  • Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, 2000-2002
  • Shuman, Annand & Poe, 1984-2000
  • Cohen, Vitt & Annand, 1974-1984
  • Boothe, Prichard & Dudley, 1972-1974

Stephen D. Annand is an accomplished litigator with over 40 years of experience in civil litigation in state and federal courts, primarily in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

His practice has been divided evenly between representation of defendants and plaintiffs, and has been focused in the areas of healthcare, catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice, commercial disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith, mining and environmental disasters, among many other substantive legal fields.  

Mr. Annand has served as lead counsel in over one hundred significant trials during his career, and has successfully defended clients in cases with many millions of dollars in exposure, and also has secured multi-million dollar awards or settlements on behalf of many of his clients in plaintiffs’ litigation over the years.

Mr. Annand graduated with honors from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was an Editor of the Law Review and a member of the National Moot Court team, and he also received his Masters of Law degree in Environmental Law from the George Washington University National Law Center. He received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in Business Administration. 

Mr. Annand is an accomplished trial lawyer with the ability and experience to meet the unique needs of each client and achieve successful results.  He was designated as a SuperLawyer in 2013 and 2014 in the practice area of General Litigation, reflecting the breadth of Mr. Annand's experience across many areas of the law.