Morgantown, WV
7000 Hampton Center
Morgantown, WV 26505
T: (304) 285-2500
F: (304) 285-2530

Practice Areas

J.D., Harvard Law School (1973)

M.A., Oxford University (1969)

B.A., West Virginia University (1967)

  • Student Body President
  • Rhodes Scholar
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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David C. Hardesty, Jr.

Of Counsel

David Hardesty provides legal organization counseling for executives and boards of directors of business, education, government and not-for-profit organizations. He also provides general advice to business leaders of new projects and initiatives in West Virginia and organizational retreat design and facilitation.

Professional Highlights

  • –Professor of Law, West Virginia University (2007-present)
  • President, West Virginia University (1995-2007)
  • Partner, Bowles Rice (1981-1995)
  • Associate, Bowles Rice (1973-1977)
  • Peer-Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • West Virginia Roundtable
  • Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (Founding Director)
  • National 4-H Council (Former Chairman)
  • National Security Higher Education Advisory Board (Former Member)