At Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC, we’re known for being dedicated Clarksburg personal injury attorneys all throughout the state of West Virginia, as well as in Maryland and Washington D.C. With over 20 years of combined experience and millions of dollars in case resultssecured for our clients, there’s a reason our name is synonymous with success. We are thrilled when this level of success is also awarded with acknowledgment from our peers.

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognized by our peers as a regional Tier 1 law firm in mass tort litigation/class actions – plaintiffs, as listed in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. Sponsored by U.S. News & World Report, the Best Lawyers® organization highlights outstanding service in the legal profession, with annual rankings that are broken down by practice area and region. In addition to achieving a 2019 Tier 1 ranking in mass tort litigation/class actions, we have also been awarded Tier 2 rankings in the areas of commercial injury litigation, personal injury litigation, and product liability litigation, as well as a Tier 3 ranking in natural resources law.


The Best Lawyers® annual list of rankings is a comprehensive guide that helps you find the best lawyers in any given field, no matter where you are in the country. The peer-to-peer selection process involves data analysis and client interviews to make sure candidates in 175 different practice areas are considered. The Best Lawyers® board of advisors is made up of some of the most distinguished attorneys in the country, as well as general counsel for Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies. At Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC, we are honored that Best Lawyers® has chosen us as a Tier 1 firm in their 2019 rankings and we can’t wait to put this distinction to good use helping our clients.


Through hard work, determination, and unwavering commitment to our clients, we have  achieved a great deal of awards and distinctions since we started in 2012.

Co-founder David Goddard’s awards include:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers®
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
  • Chambers’ Leading Lawyers for Business

Co-founder Eddie Wagoner’s awards include:

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
  • National Trial Lawyers,  Top 100 Trial Lawyer

At Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC, we know that we couldn’t do what we do without our clients, which is why we share this honor from Best Lawyers® with you. Our commitment to the people of Clarksburg, Morgantown, and all of West Virginia is clear. Whether it’s oil and gas leases or a medical malpractice case, you can trust us to fight for you.

If you or a loved one were injured and are looking for a personal injury attorney? Don’t wait. Call Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC at (304) 933-1411 or contact us here today.