State, County & Municipal Government Liability

State, County & Municipal Government Liability

At the law firm of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC, our attorneys represent state, county and municipal government bodies throughout the State of West Virginia. We understand how to defend government agencies, employees and officers in the myriad of claims that can be asserted against them.

Our attorneys know how to navigate through the maze of state and federal regulations that come into play during governmental disputes. Most importantly, we know how to get the resolution you need in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Since our establishment in 2000, the lawyers of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC have represented a wide range of government bodies and related entities in liability matters.

We have aggressively represented government officials, including West Virginia's Governor. We have advised and defended municipalities, county-level boards and commissions, and employees of numerous agencies. Our law firm frequently represents county commissions, boards of education, public service districts, parks, airport boards, as well as housing, zoning and building authorities.

Government bodies turn to us for one reason: we get results. We can sort through the most complex government liability matters. Not only do we get results, but we do so in a manner that is efficient and cost-effective, thus saving valuable taxpayer dollars.

We will not back down from any challenge. Our team members relish the opportunity to take on one-of-a-kind obstacles. We take pride in our ability to clear them from your path, so that you can focus on taking care of your constituents.

Our legal team can take on cases involving constitutional rights violations and governmental compliance violations, such as Sunshine Law violations. We can handle employment claims, including wrongful discharge, employee discrimination, sexual harassment and negligent hiring. We can also deal with lawsuits involving premises liability, municipal construction and reclamation of abandoned mine lands.

Contact State, County and Municipal Government Liability Attorneys


Charles R. “Chuck” Bailey

John P. Fuller

Kelly C. Morgan

James W. Marshall III


David L. Wyant

Thomas E. Buck

Mark A. Kepple