Randall L. Trautwein

Randall L. Trautwein

Mr. Randall L. Trautwein is Counsel in the firm’s Huntington, West Virginia office where he focuses his practice on insurance and bad faith defense matters and civil litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Trautwein represented a broad spectrum of clients in civil litigation, insurance defense, construction, employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and estate planning.

Mr. Trautwein received his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Marshall University.

Mr. Trautwein is admitted to practice in West Virginia, the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

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Areas of Law

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Law
  • Creditors Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning

Education

  • Duke University School of Law (J.D. 1979)
  • Marshall University (B.A. 1976, summa cum laude)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • United States District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Memberships

  • Cabell and Wayne County Bar Associations
  • The West Virginia State Bar
  • The Rutherford Institute, President, West Virginia Chapter, 1986-1993
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Board of Governors, 2009-2015
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Greater Huntington Estate Planning Council, President, 1999-2000
  • Member, Wayne County Board of Education, 2018-Present

Honors/Awards

  • Selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law by his peers in Best Lawyers in America®, 2014, 2017, 2022
  • Selected for inclusion in West Virginia Super Lawyers®
  • Selected for inclusion by his peers in Best Lawyers in America® since 2010
  • Listed in West Virginia’s Top Lawyers