Rebecca G. Morton

Phone: (304) 284-4111 | Fax: (304) 284-4140 | Email:
150 Clay Street, Suite 500, Morgantown, WV 26501

Rebecca G. Morton is an associate in the Tax Practice Group in the Firm's Morgantown, West Virginia, office. Ms. Morton is experienced in estate planning, estate administration and tax planning. She has also counseled private charitable foundations on administration, grantmaking and tax compliance.

Ms. Morton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Davidson College in 2009. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2014. While in law school, she was a Staff Editor and the Chief Notes Editor of the Washington University Law Review

Legal Experience
2016 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2015 - 2016Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, Associate
2013Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, Summer Associate
2012Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Summer Legal Intern
Professional Experience
2009 - 2010Match Public Charter Middle School, Urban Education Teaching Fellow
2009Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP, Summer Intern
2014J.D., cum laudeWashington University School of Law
2009B.A.Davidson College (Political Science)
Bar Admissions
2017West Virginia
Court Admissions
2017U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2017West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Professional Involvement:
  • North Central West Virginia Estate Planning Council
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Writings and Publications:
  • Author, "Returning 'Decision' to School Discipline Decisions," 91 Wash. U. L. Rev. 757 (2014)

Awards and Honors:
  • Jack Garden Humanitarian Award
  • Dean's Service Award
  • Washington University Law Review, Chief Notes Editor and Staff Editor
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