Michelle L. Varga Esposito
Associate
Morgantown, WV
office 304.291.7949
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Community Involvement

Ms. Varga Esposito's primary area of practice is general corporate and business law. Her prior professional experiences help her assist clients in diverse sectors, including technology and government contracts.

Education

  • Smith College, B.A., 1997
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2016

Experience

  • Chief Operating Officer for a small, government contracting technical services company
  • Preparing corporate governance documents including bylaws for corporations, operating agreements for limited liability companies, and consents and resolutions for corporate or company action
  • Assisting with entity formation and dissolution
  • Advising on corporate governance activities
  • Advising on government contracting compliance activities, including Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance
  • Assisting in the preparation of estate planning documents including various trust instruments
  • Assisting in general litigation matters, including research, pleadings, and discovery
  • Serving as Chief Operating Officer for a small, government contracting technical services company
  • Serving as Director of Operations for a West Virginia-based, Inc. 500 and venture-backed software and services company
  • Serving as Chief of Staff for a Washington, DC-based, venture-backed software and services company
  • Multiple private consulting engagements and public service positions
  • Developing company business models, business plans, and investment solicitation programs
  • Developing and managing human resources programs
  • Developing and managing government contracts and U.S. federal government contracting compliance programs
  • Developing and managing technology product development activities
     
Corporate & Business Law Government Contracts Technology Wills, Estates & Trusts

Distinctions

  • Order of the Coif
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing I; Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing II;  Legislative and the Regulatory State; Business Organizations; Family Law; Parent, Child, and State; Business Transactions Drafting; Seminar, Corporate Governance; International Law; and Securities  

Admissions

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

Community Involvement

  • St. Mary Roman Catholic Church CCD Program, Teacher, 2011-present
  • Member, Suncrest Primary Local School Improvement Council;  2012-2016