Gerald E. (Gee) Lofstead III
Member
Wheeling, WV
office 304.230.6975
  • Overview
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  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
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Mr. Lofstead’s primary areas of practice are civil litigation, construction litigation, real estate law, corporate law, and commercial law, as well as insurance defense litigation.

Education

  • Lafayette College, A.B. Government and Law, 1990
  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1997

Experience

  • Representing parties in civil litigation, including commercial and property litigation
  • Representing commercial contractors in major construction litigation
  • Advising clients on corporate organization, including non-profit organization
  • Advising clients on commercial transactional work and real estate transactions
  • Representing clients in bankruptcy matters
  • Serving as a mediator in West Virginia
  • Serving as an in-house trial lawyer for an insurance company, representing insureds throughout northern West Virginia
  • Representing employers in deliberate intent and employment discrimination actions
  • Defending trucking and other motor vehicle accident claims
  • Providing real estate title insurance
Alternative Dispute Resolution Construction Law Corporate & Business Law Insurance Defense Litigation Real Estate

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Ohio State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio

Memberships

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council

Community Involvement

  • NAMI Greater Wheeling Inc. Board of Directors, 2016 – present
  • Wheeling Amateur Hockey Association, Inc. Board of Directors, 2006 – present
  • President, Wheeling Amateur Lacrosse Association, Inc. Board of Directors, 2015 – present, Member, 2013 – present
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