Michelle L. Varga Esposito
Morgantown, WV
mobile 681.622.8980
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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.


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


  • 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


  • Named on the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list for Corporate Law
  • 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  


  • 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
Numerous Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers, Lawyers of the Year, Ones to Watch 2023