Alyesha  - Asghar - Dotson

Dotson, Alyesha Asghar

Senior Attorney
Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3871 - office
304.932.6619 - mobile


  • Concord University, B.A., concentration in Print Journalism, summa cum laude, 2004
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2008


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Ms. Dotson's primary areas of practice are labor and employment law and litigation.

Representative Experience

  • Defending employment discrimination actions before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission
  • Defending employment discrimination actions before West Virginia state and federal courts
  • Defending general litigation matters, including pleadings, discovery and trial preparation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Labor and Employment Section Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division: Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Law Committee, 2014 - 2015
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division: Associate Editor, The Affiliate, 2012 - 2013; Associate Editor, The Young Lawyer, 2013 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division: Resolutions Team, Member, 2013-2014
  • DuPont Legal Minority Counsel Network: Editor-in-Chief, Kaleidoscope, 2013 - 2014

Other Professional Experience

  • University of Virginia Trial Advocacy College, 2015


  • Listed on the Mid-Atlantic Region Hot List by Lawyers of Color, 2013
  • Recognized by West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star
  • Moot Court Team, West Virginia University College of Law, 2007 - 2008

Reported Cases

  • Caudill v. CCBCC, Inc., 386 Fed.Appx. 415, 2010 WL 2640466 (4th Cir. 2010)


  • Author, "The Supreme Court Speaks on Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements," The Young Lawyer, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Co-Author, "When Johnny and Joanie Come Marching Home Again: Recent Developments in USERRA," ABA – Section of Labor & Employment Law, Annual Conference 2009
  • Co-Author, "Arbitration of Employment Lawsuits in West Virginia Threatened by Recent Supreme Court Decision," Chamber Human Resource Journal, 2009


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