Whitney G. Clegg

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 233-4000 | Fax: (304) 233-4077 | Email: wclegg@jacksonkelly.com
1144 Market Street, Suite 400, Wheeling, WV 26003


Whitney G. Clegg is a Member in the Firm’s Wheeling, West Virginia, office. She is Assistant General Counsel to the Firm.

Ms. Clegg also maintains a litigation practice as part of the Firm’s Commercial Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Her litigation practice is general in nature, with experience in defending a variety of cases, including large toxic tort and environmental exposure cases, nuisance and trespass claims, personal injury claims, workplace exposure claims, product liability claims, and construction disputes. She also advises clients on issues of mineral law and real estate transactions with an emphasis on title matters.

Ms. Clegg is admitted to practice in all state courts within West Virginia and Ohio, as well as the U.S. District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia and the Southern District of Ohio.

Before joining the Firm, Ms. Clegg attended West Virginia University and graduated with honors in 1991 with a degree in finance. She received her Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1994 as a member of the Moot Court Board and Order of the Coif. She joined the Firm upon graduation in 1994.

Ms. Clegg is active in her local community of New Martinsville, West Virginia, having served for many years on the New Martinsville Parks and Recreation Commission and serving as Chairperson of the Commission since 2014. She is also a member of the New Martinsville Rotary Club, serving on its Board of Directors and also as its Chief Communications Officer, Youth Exchange Officer and Past President.

 
Legal Experience
 
2001 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2000 - 2001 Jim Robinson, Inc.
1994 - 2000 Jackson & Kelly PLLC
 
Education
 
1994J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
1991B.S.West Virginia University (Finance)
 
Bar Admissions
 
1995Ohio
1994West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2009U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
1996U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
1995Ohio Supreme Court
1994U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
1994West Virginia Supreme Court

Professional Involvement:
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Eastern Mineral Law Foundation
  • West Virginia State Bar Association

Community:
  • New Martinsville Rotary Club
  • New Martinsville Parks and Recreation Commission  

Awards and Honors:
  • Order of the Coif
  • Moot Court Board
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