HAMMER, FERRETTI, & SCHIAVONI, ATTORNEYS AT LAW

HAMMER, FERRETTI, & SCHIAVONI, ATTORNEYS AT LAW

Zealous and Aggressive Legal Representation

Firm Overview

Our law firm is committed to delivering first rate service and results for our clients. We are available for evening and Saturday appointments. We will visit you at your home if necessary. All fees are contingent on results. Our approach is friendly and cooperative, and we strive to inform and educate our clients throughout the litigation process.

Our employment law practice concentrates on representing plaintiffs in cases of wrongful firing, including whistle blower litigation; late or unpaid wages; overtime claims; serious workplace injuries; sexual harassment; and job discrimination related to race, gender, age, and disability status. We handle cases of false claims or fraud against the U.S. government.

At Hammer, Ferretti, & Schiavoni, we serve Martinsburg and surrounding areas, including Charles Town and Shepherdstown, and the Eastern Panhandle counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan. We invite you to contact us if you have been injured in an accident, by a medical professional, or harmed by job discrimination.

At Hammer, Ferretti, & Schiavoni, our law practice concentrates on employment law, medical malpractice, and personal injury cases. We serve Martinsburg, West Virginia, and surrounding areas, including Charles Town and Shepherdstown, and the Eastern Panhandle counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan. We take only cases that we believe in, and we zealously and aggressively represent our clients. Our firm is a 100% litigation law firm.
Main Office
Main Office
408 West King Street
Martinsburg  WV  25401
Phone
  • (304) 264-8505
Websites

DAVID M. HAMMER, Partner

David M. Hammer was born August 1, 1963. David M. Attorney Hammer received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Temple University. He graduated from the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1988.

After a four year stint as an associate at a large defense firm where he practiced in the area of labor and employment law, Mr. Hammer and his partners founded Hammer, Ferretti & Schiavoni in 1992 where he served as managing partner from 1992 through 1996. Mr. Hammer limits his practice primarily to employment discrimination and wage issues representing mostly plaintiffs but will, on occasion, represent management.

He has lectured on various topics including handicap discrimination, race and gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. Mr. Hammer is a member of the West Virginia Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and is a member of the Amicus Curiae Committee of the West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association. An avid bicyclist and hiker, Mr. Hammer actively supports various local conservation and land preservation organizations.

Areas Of Practice
-Employment Law -- Employee
-Employment Law -- Employer
-Labor Law

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

JOSEPH R. FERRETTI, Partner

Attorney Joseph Ferretti was born on August 7, 1961. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1984 and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1987. He was previously employed by Steptoe & Johnson as a litigation associate from 1987 to 1992. Joseph Ferretti founded Hammer, Ferretti & Schiavoni in 1992. His personal interests include golf, fly fishing, and biking.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
-Personal Injury
-Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice is Devoted to Litigation

ROBERT J. SCHIAVONI, Partner

Attorney Robert Schiavoni was born September 2, 1953. Bob Schiavoni received his undergraduate degree from Villanova University, a graduate degree from Penn State University. He is a also a graduate of the Ohio Northern University College of Law where he served as editor-in-chief of the law review.

He has published in the West Virginia University Law Review on the subject of retaliatory dismissal and federal preemption. He is a founding partner of the law firm of Hammer, Ferretti & Schiavoni located in Martinsburg, WV. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association.

He has lectured on topics concerning employment law, wage law, class actions and professional ethics.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
-Labor & Employment Law

Litigation Percentage
95% of Pratice Devoted to Litigation
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