CHARLESTON – Bailey & Wyant PLLC would like to congratulate managing member Charles Bailey for being selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers USA 2015.
Bailey was admitted to the West Virginia State Bar in 1982 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He obtained his law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from West Virginia University.
Bailey was also listed in the 2008, 2009 and 2014 editions of West Virginia Super Lawyers in the General Litigation category as well as the 2015 Best Lawyers in America list and the 2015 Top Lawyers in West Virginia list.
Bailey’s civil litigation practice areas include Labor & Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Governmental Liability, Real Estate Litigation & Transactions, Toxic Torts, Products Liability, Aviation, Employment Benefits, Professional Liability, Construction Defects and Insurance Coverage. He is a Member of the Defense Research Institute, the West Virginia Independent Oil and Gas Association and the American Bar Association committee on Litigation and Employment Law. He is on the Board of Directors for the West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel and is a member of the Employment and Labor Law Committee.
Bailey currently serves as General Counsel for the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority, which operates Yeager Airport in Charleston. He was identified as the Governor’s “Go To” attorney in the National Law Journal.
Bailey frequently lectures on topics pertaining to litigation tactics, professional liability, insurance coverage, labor and employment law, civil rights and governmental liability.
He is active in various charitable and civic organizations within the state.