Charleston, WV
600 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
T: (304) 347-1104
F: (304) 347-1746

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (1965)

B.A., West Virginia University (1962)

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • 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
  • U.S. Tax Court
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Charles M. Love, III

Of Counsel

Charles Love concentrates his defense practice in class actions, mass toxic torts, insurance, products liability, commercial litigation and insurance defense.

Charlie has served as president of both the West Virginia State Bar and The West Virginia Bar Association, is a fellow of the American Bar Association, a fellow of the West Virginia State Bar and is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference. 

He is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America ® in the areas of bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, litigation - environmental and mass tort litigation/class actions - defendants.

Professional Highlights

  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Fellow, West Virginia State Bar
  • Past President, West Virginia State Bar
  • Past Chairman, West Virginia State Bar Legal Ethics Committee

  • Past President, The West Virginia Bar Association
  • Past Chairman, West Virginia University College of Law Visiting Committee

  • Past Chairman, West Virginia University College of Law National Development Committee

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants)
  • Recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the areas of Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Mass Tort (2019)

  • Peer-Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by West Virginia Super Lawyers (Business Litigation), 2007-present
  • Named a “Local Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation

  • Justicia Officium Award, College of Law, West Virginia University (2011)
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference (Permanent Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • West Virginia Symphony (Board of Directors)
  • West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (Board of Advisors, 2006-2011)
  • West Virginia Housing Development Fund (Chairman and CEO, 1981-2003)
  • Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital (Past Member and Officer of the Board of Trustees)