Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is pleased to announce our Managing Member, Charles Bailey has been named 2017 Defense Attorney of the Year by the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV).
DTCWV Defense Attorney of the Year is a prestigious award which begins with a nomination, and is then vetted through a review process by the DTCWV nomination committee.
“I am humbled by this award,” said Charles Bailey, Managing Member of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC. “To receive recognition by my peers, colleagues and friends is tremendously gratifying.”
American Express v. Calvert: Circuit Court Preston Co., Case No. 14-C-166
Valentine & Kebartas: Supreme Court of Appeals WV No. 16-0127
Shareholder of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC, Justin C. Taylor was recently granted a complete dismissal on behalf of his clients Sodexo, Inc. and Chad Plymale, in a case pending in Kanawha County before the Mass Litigation Panel. This case involved alleged exposure to asbestos during a ceiling tile removal project at Alderson Broaddus University. Eleven plaintiff employees of Sodexo took part in a ceiling tile removal project in the winter of 2012, whereby they were allegedly exposed to ceiling tiles containing Amosite asbestos.
Bailey & Wyant, is pleased to announce Suleiman Oko-ogua has been named as a 2017 fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). Oko-ogua is one of only two LCLD fellows in the state of West Virginia. Founded in 2009, the LCLD is made up of more than 265 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, working together to build a more open and diverse legal profession.
Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is pleased to announce Jordan K. Herrick and Jennifer E. Tully’s inclusion in the Super Lawyers 2017 edition of Rising Stars.
To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
Before an attorney is listed in Super Lawyers, they first go through a four step selection process which includes peer nominations, independent research, and evaluations before the finalization stage.
Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is pleased to announce that Charles R. Bailey, David L. Wyant and H. F. Salsbery were selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of the West Virginia Super Lawyers publication.
Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have maintained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement within the state of West Virginia. Before a lawyer is listed in Super Lawyers, they first go through a four step selection process which includes peer nominations, independent research, and evaluations before the finalization stage.
Bailey & Wyant, PLLC hosted a DTCWV Labor & Employment Committee Lunch and Learn event titled LGBTQ Issues in Employment. Speakers for the event included Jill Hall, a partner at Bowles Rice, Tim Mayo, a partner at Flaherty Sensabaugh & Bonasso, and Michael Taylor, an associate at Bailey & Wyant.
Congratulations Suleiman O. Oko-ogua on being named the firm’s newest Member of Bailey & Wyant’s Charleston office.