Glen A. Murphy
Member
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.3840
mobile 304.382.1064
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources
  • Results

Mr. Murphy's primary areas of practice are litigation, insurance coverage and insurance coverage and bad faith law.

Education

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

Experience

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

Representative Cases

  • Government Employees Insurance Company v. Sayre, 800 S.E.2d 886 (W. Va. 2017)
  • 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)
Construction Law Insurance Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation

Distinctions

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

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Memberships

  • Chairman, Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc., Board of Directors
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Kanawha County Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • I.A.D.C. Defense Trial Academy, 1999 Graduate
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity

Community Involvement

  • Chair, Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Life Member, University of Mississippi Alumni Association
  • Elder, Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteer, Read Aloud

 
Shutting Another Door on Suing Insurance Companies in West Virginia Spilman Member Elected Chairman of Regional Contracting Assistance Center 62 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2017 57 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2016 Spilman Elects New Members First Party vs. Third Party – Who can sue for bad faith? Indemnification Agreements and Insured Contracts: Why Your Business or Insurer Might Owe a Defense  Pay me once, pay me twice, pay me thrice? Spilman Wins Important Appeal Regarding "Stacking" UIM Coverage Plaintiff Dismisses Auto Insurance Provider