Gretchen M. Callas|
500 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301-3202
(O): (304) 340-1169
(F): (304) 340-1050
(C): (304) 539-9169
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Gretchen M. Callas is a trial lawyer who handles civil litigation of all types for coal companies. Since 2007, she has tried two cases to verdict in southern West Virginia for Massey Energy, now Alpha Natural Resources. Ms. Callas has experience in lawsuits involving underground and surface operations, as well as reclamation work. She works with coal miners in the investigation and reconstruction of accidents and evidence preservation. As a member of the civil litigation team in connection with the Upper Big Branch disaster, Ms. Callas spent days underground at the mine and along the longwall face.
Ms. Callas has a varied practice overall, and her work has led to her inclusion in Best Lawyers® in the area of mass litigation and class actions. She spent ten years defending a heavy equipment manufacturer in product design claims brought by 300 construction workers. She is one of only three members of the Product Liability Advisory Council from the state of West Virginia.
Ms. Callas is a Member of Jackson Kelly PLLC and from 2007 to 2011 served on the Firm's senior management team as the Assistant Managing Member.