Charleston, WV
600 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
T: (304) 347-1711
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J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2012)

B.B.A., summa cum laude, Accounting, Marshall University, Lewis College of Business

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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S. Andrew Stonestreet

Associate

Andrew Stonestreet concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. He represents businesses and individuals in complex litigation matters arising from contractual disputes, workplace accidents, and insurance bad faith and coverage cases. Andrew also has significant experience in employment litigation, consumer litigation, and general insurance defense.

He is highly experienced in pretrial litigation and motions practice in state and federal court. He has participated in all aspects of discovery, including taking and defending numerous depositions of plaintiffs, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses. Andrew has successfully represented his clients in several mediations and arbitrations. In addition, he represented a defendant as second chair in a complex trial involving more than 15 plaintiffs.

Andrew earned his law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2012, graduating Order of the Coif. As a law student, he served on Volumes 113 and 114 of the West Virginia Law Review, and worked as a teaching assistant in the legal writing and research department.

He is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, and is licensed to practice in West Virginia, before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Representative Experience:

  • Obtained reversal at the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia for automobile dealership in a breach of employment contract action.
  • Secured dismissal with prejudice for timber owner in case involving gas line explosion.
  • Represented a party to a complex franchise agreement in both District Court and before the Fourth Circuit.
  • Secured dismissal for several political subdivision clients on the basis of immunities provided in the Governmental Tort Claims and Insurance Reform Act.
  • Won summary judgment on all counts for a client in federal court after plaintiff had previously demanded $2 million to settle the matter.
  • Has successfully argued motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment in circuit courts throughout the state.
  • Represented timber owner, timber broker, and property manager in negligence action arising from workplace injury to a logger.
  • Appeared in multiple magistrate courts on behalf of clients, obtaining favorable results on each occasion.
  • Prevailed at each stage for fiduciary to prevent waste to an estate in lengthy dispute before the fiduciary commissioner and two circuit court judges.

Professional Highlights

  • Serves on the Board of Directors for Hope For Appalachia, Inc., a local non-profit organization that provides rehabilitation and support services for individuals overcoming addiction.
  • Teaching assistant, Legal Writing and Research Department, West Virginia University College of Law

West Virginia University College of Law

  • Order of the Coif
  • Recipient of CALI Awards (recognition for achieving the highest grade in a particular subject):
    • Legal Research and Writing
    • Employment Law


Marshall University

  • Presidential Scholar
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Hope For Appalachia, Inc. (Board Member)