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. Thacker—Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Robert B. King—Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
H. Marshall Jarrett—Director for the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice
William J. Ihlenfeld II—U.S. Attorney, Northern District of West Virginia
R. Booth Goodwin—U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of WV
Irene Keeley—Judge, 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 Davis—Justice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Margaret L. Workman—Justice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Menis E. Ketchum—Justice, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Dwane L. Tinsley—Magistrate Judge, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Thomas B. Bennett—Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Jon D. Levy—Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Stephen B. Farmer—Farmer, Cline & Campbell PLLC
Charles M. Love III—Partner, Bowles Rice LLP
Scott Segal—Partner, The Segal Law Firm
Robert M. Steptoe Jr.—Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
John T. Chambers—CEO 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

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