Brienne  - T. - Marco

Brienne T. Marco

Senior Attorney
Charleston, W.Va.
304.720.4060 - office
304.380.6608 - mobile


  • Chatham College, B.A. English, summa cum laude, 2004
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007


  • Pennsylvania State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar
Ms. Marco is a senior attorney in our corporate law department. She is a member of the Health Care and Banking & Finance Practice Groups.

Representative Experience

  • Advising health care clients regarding contractual matters, health care laws and regulations, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Drafting, analyzing and advising clients regarding commercial transactional documents and agreements, including indemnification agreements, purchase agreements, development agreements, confidentiality agreements, services agreements, employment contracts, publicity releases and waivers, sponsorship agreements, and distribution agreements
  • Representing businesses and individuals in commercial transactions involving the creation, dissolution, acquisition and merger of business entities
  • Assisting with due diligence investigations in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions
  • Preparing corporate governance documents, including articles of incorporation and bylaws for corporations and articles of organization and operating agreements for limited liability companies, as well as preparing minutes, consents and resolutions for corporate or company action
  • Advising clients on entity selection matters
  • Advising clients regarding federal taxation issues pertaining to nonprofit entities
  • Representing lenders and borrowers in commercial loan transactions, including drafting and negotiating commercial loan documentation
  • Representing entities in troubled loan workouts, primarily by reviewing loan documents for deficiencies that may be exploited by a bankruptcy trustee, and by preparation of loan modification and/or forbearance agreements
  • Assisting with consumer finance and general litigation matters, including pleadings, discovery, and trial preparation
  • Advising companies on West Virginia consumer protection laws in connection with the preparation or revision of debt collection policies and loan documentation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association


  • Listed by West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star


  • Co-Author, "Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Purpose and Coverage," West Virginia Banker, Summer 2012
  • Co-Author, "Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Background, Provisions, and Why Compliance is Important," published in Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Quarterly Report, Vol. 66 Nos. 1 and 2, 2012 and in West Virginia Trial Counsel Annual Meeting Notebook, April 2012


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Dennis W. Dohnal, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2009-2010
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable John T. Copenhaver, Jr., District Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 2007-2009
  • Order of the Coif 2007
  • Recipient of the ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award
  • Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 109
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • President, Mortar Board, Hood and Tassel Chapter, Chatham College, 2004
  • Volunteer, United Way of Central West Virginia
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