Whitney G. Clegg is a Member in the Energy industry group, focusing primarily on litigation. She practices out of the Firm’s office in Wheeling, West Virginia, and also serves as the Firm's Assistant General Counsel.
Whitney's wide-ranging litigation practice means she has experience defending a variety of cases, including large toxic tort and environmental exposure cases, nuisance and trespass claims, personal injury 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.
A natural problem-solver, Whitney loves that her job allows her to work with others to resolve issues and find ways to meet the needs and goals of the Firm. Although she is a seasoned attorney, she still learns something new with each case she litigates. The opportunity for continuous professional growth is the aspect of her career she finds most enjoyable. Whitney also enjoys her role as Assistant General Counsel. As the Firm's attorney, she feels uniquely connected to the attorneys across all practice groups. She loves being part of the Jackson Kelly team.
Outside of the office, Whitney can be found spending time with her three children, husband and newest edition to the family, an Italian Greyhound. Since graduating from West Virginia University, Whitney and her husband have been WVU season ticket holders and can be found at every home game rooting for their beloved team. Her passion for sports extends to her participation in the Magnolia Athletic Booster Association, where she is the 25-second clock operator for her hometown high school football games. Whitney's love of athletics is trumped only by her love for her community. She serves as Chairperson of the New Martinsville Parks and Recreation Commission, with oversight of seven public park areas and an historic downtown theater. This position also has allowed her to become involved in several community improvement projects.
Whitney is happiest when she's helping others, whether it's through her community involvement or her practice. Whitney’s years of experience combined with her genuine interest in the unique aspects of each case continue to elevate her service. Her ability to serve as a team player and problem-solving skills makes her an excellent asset to the Firm and to her clients.