Morgantown, WV
University Town Centre
125 Granville Square
Suite 400
Morgantown, WV 26501
Parkersburg, WV
United Square, Fifth Floor
501 Avery Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
T: (304) 285-2517
F: (304) 285-2575

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2015)

  • Vice President, Environmental Law Society
  • Energy Law Association
  • Land Use and Sustainable Development Clinic
  • United States Supreme Court Clinic

B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, West Virginia University (2012)

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Outstanding Senior
  • Bucklew Scholar
  • National Merit Scholar
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Kaitlyn N. McKitrick


Kaitlyn McKitrick is a member of the firm’s litigation group. She focuses her practice on complicated insurance extra-contractual and bad faith litigation, as well as asbestos litigation. Kaitlyn is also on the firm's insurance defense team. The firm's Morgantown office is her home base, but she also maintains a presence in the Parkersburg office.

Kaitlyn received her law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2015.  She was selected by faculty to the Order of the Coif, reserved for the top ten percent of each graduating class. She served as vice president of the Environmental Law Society and was a member of the Energy Law Association and Sustainable Development Clinic.

She worked as a summer law clerk for the Civil Rights Division in the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General in 2013.

Kaitlyn received her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from West Virginia University, where she majored in political science and earned dual minors in philosophy and Spanish.

Additionally, Kaitlyn is licensed to practice in West Virginia and before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. She is also licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. 

Professional Highlights

  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2019
  • Member, Bowles Rice Recruiting Committee
  • Law Clerk, Office of the West Virginia Attorney General (2013)
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Insurance Coverage (2024)
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (since 2021)
  • Generation West Virginia 
    • Leaderboard Award (2019)
    • World Changer Award (2019)
    • All Day Everyday Award (2019)
  • West Virginia University College of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Bloom Scholarship Recipient
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia and Monongalia County Bar Association
  • Wood County Bar Association, Former Secretary
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Young Lawyer Vice-Liaison to the Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee
  • Generation Mid-Ohio Valley (Former President, Education Chair)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley (Former Schools and Business Committee member)
  • Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library (Former Board Member)
  • WVU at Parkersburg Foundation (Former Board Member)