Charleston, WV
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Charleston, WV 25301
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J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (1990)

  • Articles Editor, Ohio State Law Journal
  • International Moot Court Team

B.S., magna cum laude, West Virginia University (1987)

  • 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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Kenneth E. Webb, Jr.


Kenneth Webb concentrates his practice on business litigation, shareholders’ rights litigation, construction disputes and professional liability defense. 

Ken has represented all types of business entities in a variety of legal disputes, including the disassociation of lawyers, doctors and dentists, banking litigation, restrictive covenant and non-compete litigation and general breach of contract actions. 

He has served as an attorney for majority and minority shareholders in valuation/dissenters’ rights cases. Ken has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, geotechnical engineers and sureties in construction disputes, both at arbitration and in state and federal courts. Ken also represented lawyers, bankers, architects and engineers in defense of professional liability actions. 

From 1995 to 1997, Ken provided counsel and litigation support for the Consolidated Public Retirement Board of the State of West Virginia. In that role he defended the retirement board in benefit determinations and appeals in administrative proceedings, circuit courts and before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. 

Ken’s litigation experience includes dozens of civil jury and bench trials.  Ken also has participated in numerous arbitration proceedings and has appeared many times before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. 

Before becoming a member of the firm's Litigation Department, Ken practiced with the Banking and Commercial Practice Group, where he gained experience in bank mergers and acquisitions, federal and state bank legislation, and the law of bank deposits, negotiable instruments and wire transfers.

Professional Highlights

  • Leader, Bowles Rice Business Litigation Practice Group
  • Past Member, Bowles Rice Executive Committee
  • Chief Legal Counsel to the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board (1995-1997)

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Commercial Litigation; and Litigation - Construction), 2011-present
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers  (Business Litigation), 2012-present

  • Named a 2020 “State Litigation Star” in General Commercial, Construction by Benchmark Litigation