Some Notable Alumni
WVU Law has over 5,000 alumni, forming a legal community that spans the globe. Our graduates serve the public, government, and business.
The following are some notable WVU Law alumni, past and present:
Stephanie D. ThackerJudge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Robert B. KingJudge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
H. Marshall JarrettDirector for the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice
William J. Ihlenfeld IIU.S. Attorney, Northern District of West Virginia
R. Booth GoodwinU. S. Attorney for the Southern District of WV
Irene KeeleyJudge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
John Thomas Copenhaver Jr. Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Robin Jean DavisJustice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Margaret L. WorkmanJustice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Menis E. KetchumJustice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Dwane L. TinsleyMagistrate Judge, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Thomas B. BennettChief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Jon D. LevyJustice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Stephen B. FarmerFarmer, Cline & Campbell PLLC
Charles M. Love IIIPartner, Bowles Rice LLP
Scott SegalPartner, The Segal Law Firm
Robert M. Steptoe Jr.Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
John T. ChambersCEO of Ciscso Systems, Inc.
Marty Becker former CEO & President, Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd.
Robert C. Skaggs Jr. President & CEO, NiSource Inc.
Joseph S. Farland (1914-2007)U.S. Ambassador to Iran, Pakistan, Panama, Dominican Republic
Philander C. Knox (1853-1921)U.S. Attorney General, Secretary of State