Matthew G. Chapman

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Matthew G. Chapman

Associate

mchapman@rawle.com

Wheeling

Tel (304) 238-5380

Fax (304) 232-1205

Bio

Matthew G. Chapman is an associate in the West Virginia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP. He focuses his law practice on environmental, mass and toxic torts, product liability, construction, insurance coverage and employment relations.

Matthew earned his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law in 2010. While attending law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Barrister and served as President of the Lugar Trial Association. He was active in the Public Interest Advocates and the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk for Judge O. C. “Hobby” Spaulding in Putnam County.

He earned his B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from West Virginia University in 2006. He was an Academic Certificate of Achievement Recipient and a Mortar Board Honorary Senior. He received a West Virginia University Academic Promise scholarship and a Chilton scholarship.

Matthew is admitted to practice in West Virginia and Ohio, and also the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Matthew was selected as a West Virginia Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2018 and 2019. Prior to joining Rawle & Henderson LLP, he was an attorney with a civil litigation defense law firm in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Education

West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2010
  Inducted into Order of the Barrister
  President, Lugar Trial Association
  Public Interest Advocates
  Student Bar Association

West Virginia University, B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2006
  Academic Certificate of Achievement Recipient
  Mortar Board Hororary Senior
  West Virginia University Academic Promise Scholarship
  Chilton Scholarship

Professional Associations

West Virginia State Elections Commission, 2018–Present
West Virginia Law Institute, 2018–Present
Young Lawyers Section, West Virginia State Bar Association, 2015–Present

Seminars, Speeches & Publications