Glen  - A. - Murphy

Glen A. Murphy

Member
Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3840 - office
304.382.1064 - mobile

Education

  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1984
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1990

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Mr. Murphy's primary areas of practice are litigation, insurance coverage and insurance coverage and bad faith law.

Representative Experience

  • Former West Virginia Managing Staff Counsel for GEICO, 2008 - 2010
  • Former Associate/Shareholder, McQueen & Murphy, L.C., 1997 - 2007
  • Former Claims Legal Counsel for Nationwide Insurance Company, 1993 - 1997
  • Former Attorney for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, 1990 - 1992
  • Experienced representation of insurance clients in litigation, coverage and bad faith disputes in West Virginia

Representative Cases

  • Kenney v. Indep. Order of Foresters, 744 F.3d 901 (4th Cir., 2014)
  • Graham v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 556 F. App'x 193 (4th Cir. 2014) 
  • Cava v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 232 W. Va. 503, 753 S.E.2d 1 (2013)
  • Jenkins v. City of Elkins, 230 W. Va. 335, 738 S.E.2d 1 (2012)
  • New Hampshire Ins. Co. v. RRK, Inc., 230 W. Va. 52, 736 S.E.2d 52 (2012)
  • Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh v. Miller, 228 W. Va. 739, 724 S.E.2d 343 (2012)
  • Gauze v. Reed, 219 W. Va. 381, 633 S.E.2d 326 (2006)
  • First Fin. Ins. Co. v. Hammons, 58 F. App'x 31 (4th Cir. 2003)
  • State ex rel. Atkins v. Burnside, 212 W. Va. 74, 569 S.E.2d 150 (2002)
  • Marks v. W. Virginia Dep't of Health & Human Res., 181 F. Supp. 2d 639 (S.D. W. Va. 2002) aff'd sub nom. Marks v. Watters, 322 F.3d 316 (4th Cir. 2003)
  • DeVane v. Kennedy, 205 W. Va. 519, 519 S.E.2d 622 (1999)

Affiliations

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • DRI, Member
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • I.A.D.C. Defense Trial Academy, 1999 Graduate
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
  • University of Mississippi Alumni Association, Life Member
  • Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elder
  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
  • Read-Aloud Volunteer

Awards and Distinctions

  • Distinguished Peer-Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America for Litigation - Insurance
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