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William E. Hamb

  • Senior Counsel, Robinson & McElwee, 2006-present
  • More than 50 years of private practice experience.

Mr. Hamb concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial loan transactions, and commercial litigation.

With more than 50 years of experience as an attorney, Mr. Hamb has extensive knowledge of banking and corporate law.

Mr. Hamb has appellate experience in federal and West Virginia state courts involving issues of real estate salesperson and broker liability and real estate title matters.

Stephen F. Gandee

  • Assistant Executive Officer, 2017-present
  • Board of Directors Member, 2015-2017
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1997-present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 1992-1996
  • Associate, McNeer, Highland & McMunn, 1989-1992

Mr. Gandee’s practice primarily involves civil litigation defense in federal and state courts.

Mr. Gandee has nearly 30 years of experience as an attorney, with over 25 years of litigation in electrical matters and more than 20 years of litigation in large truck or tractor-trailer accidents.

Richard W. Gallagher

  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1992-present
  • Former chairman, Litigation Department, Robinson & McElwee
  • Partner, McNeer, Highland & McMunn, 1988-1992

Mr. Gallagher is primarily involved in general, civil, labor and employment law matters in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Gallagher also practices with a focus in major business labor litigation involving wage and hour litigation, as well as alleged discrimination.

Joseph S. Beeson

  • Assistant Managing Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1998-2010
  • Former Chair, Litigation Department, Robinson & McElwee
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1983-present
  • Partner, Love, Wise, Robinson & Woodroe, 1976-1983
  • Associate, James, Wise, Robinson & Magnuson, 1974-1975

Mr. Beeson primarily practices civil litigation in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate level, with an emphasis on toxic exposure cases, often involving mass torts and class actions.

Craig S. Beeson

  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 2017-present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 2008-2017

Mr. Beeson’s practice primarily focuses on general civil litigation, including cases involving chemical and asbestos exposure, products liability claims, “deliberate intent,” breach of contract and class action claims.  He has litigated matters involving trespass, property law, oil and gas law, and financial services.  He also serves as local counsel for products liability and personal injury cases.

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