Parkersburg, WV
United Square, Fifth Floor
501 Avery Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
T: (304) 420-5506
F: (304) 420-5587

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2001)

B.B.A., University of Georgia (1995)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
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J. Breckenridge Martin


J. Breckenridge "Breck" Martin concentrates his practice in the areas of business and tax planning, commercial transactions and financing, real estate, energy and development and health care.

Breck assists clients with creation, operation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. He represents buyers and sellers in the transfer of business interests, and he assists physicians and health care providers with respect to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, self-referral limitations and other health care issues. He represents clients in the acquisition, sale and development of commercial and energy related real estate matters.

Breck also assists banks and borrowers with commercial loan structuring, documentation and collateral issues.

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Bowles Rice Executive Committee
  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2008
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Energy Law), 2020-present
  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • Gas & Oil Association of WV, Inc.
  • Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Southeastern Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Wood County Bar Association
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Estate Planning Council (Vice President, 2008-2009)
  • Blennerhassett Historical Foundation (Board Member, 2001-present)
  • Elewana Education Project (Board Member, 2010-present)
  • West Virginia Land Trust (Board Member, 2004-2010)
  • United Way of the Mid-Ohio Valley (Board Member, 2003-2005)