Terrence M. Bagley Partner

Terry is the former deputy managing partner of the firm and former chairman of the firm's litigation department. Terry's practice focuses on products liability, toxic tort and commercial litigation.

He has extensive experience in defending clients in automotive, power products, and asbestos litigation. He has litigated throughout the United States and has tried products cases to verdict in state and federal courts. He has also argued cases in state and federal courts of appeal. He has served as national and regional counsel in mass tort cases, including cases pending before various multidistrict litigation (MDL) courts.

Terry has also represented automotive manufacturers in crashworthiness cases in state and federal courts. In addition to his trial work, he has mediated numerous cases throughout the United States. He has also represented large, national clients in antitrust litigation cases involving allegations of price-fixing.

Terry is the former head of the firm’s consumer products safety team. He has represented a wide variety of manufacturers before the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He has relied on his many years of CPSC experience to develop creative recall and corrective action plans for clients. He has spoken before a number of groups and has published in the area of consumer product safety and risk management. He has also counseled clients in various areas of risk management including literature reviews and analysis of product warnings.

  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, JD, 1982
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, BA, 1977

Member, Defense Research Institute

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Chair, Campbell University School of Law Board of Visitors

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Federal Court

Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Transport: Rail And Road, Virginia, Legal 500 US, 2018

Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Sports, Virginia, Legal 500 US, 2017-2018

Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products, Virginia, Legal 500 US, 2016-2018

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Woodward/White, Inc., 2007-2020

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: Products Liability, Virginia, Chambers USA, 2014-2019

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial, Virginia, Chambers USA, 2011, 2013

Named to "Virginia Super Lawyers," Class Action/Mass Torts, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2012-2019

AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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