Calwell Luce diTrapano’s Benjamin Adams Named to 2021 West Virginia Rising Stars List

Attorney Sydney Q. Kaplan

Charleston, W.Va., June 7, 2021 — Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC announced that one of its lawyers, Benjamin Adams, has been selected for the sixth consecutive year to the 2021 West Virginia Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in West Virginia are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Candidates for each state’s Rising Stars list are selected annually and must be either 40 years old or younger or have practiced law for 10 years or less.

This summer marks Adams' 11th year practicing law with the firm. His main practice areas include catastrophic and general personal injuries, medical negligence, inmate injuries, environmental contamination, toxic torts, and products liability. He is a member of the West Virginia State Bar and is also AV Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Adams was elected in 2018 as an at-large member of the Charleston City Council, serves on the West Side Board of Advisors for Charleston Main Streets, and is a member of the Board of the Charleston Land Reuse Agency.

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With more than two centuries of combined experience, the lawyers at Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC practice throughout West Virginia and are also licensed in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Its legal team focuses on plaintiff litigation matters, including asbestos and mesothelioma, babies born dependent to opioids aka neonatal abstinence syndrome, birth injuries, environmental contamination, complex class action litigation, defending the rights of people injured or killed while incarcerated in jails or prisons across the country, general personal injury, medical malpractice, nuisance actions related to blasting and flooding, nursing home abuse and negligence, pharmaceutical injuries, products liability and defective products, property damage, workplace injuries, and wrongful death.