Bailey & Wyant, P.L.L.C.


Charles Bailey


Charleston
Office Phone: 304.720.0702
Email: cbailey@baileywyant.com

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Practice Areas

  • Auto / Fleet
  • Construction Defect
  • Coverage
  • Employer Liability
  • Environmental / Toxic Tort
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Charles R. “Chuck” Bailey is the Managing Member of the Charleston office of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC. He 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.

Mr. 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.

Mr. 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. Mr. 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.

Martindale Rating

AV® Preeminent™

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from West Virginia University

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar, 1982
  • United States District Court in the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court in the Southern District of West Virginia
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Awards And Honors

  • Governor's “Go To” attorney in the National Law Journal
  • Named, Super Lawyer, 2009
  • Lifetime Member, The Cambridge Who's Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs, 2009

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute
  • West Virginia Independent Oil and Gas Association
  • American Bar Association committee on Litigation and Employment Law
  • Board of Directors for the West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel
  • Member, West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel Employment and Labor Law Committee
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • The West Virginia State Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia

Industries

  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Governmental Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Aviation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • State and Municipal Government Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Legal Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Aviation Law
  • Construction Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Employee Benefits
  • Insurance Defense

Presentations And Publications

  • Author: "Toward a More Complete Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: A Judicial Overview and Suggestions for Change," 84 West Virginia Law Review 277, 1981
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