L. Gil White

Government Relations Coordinator - WV
Charleston, WV

Quick Info

(304) 280-6966
Charleston, WV


Gil White is a former 14-year elected member of the West Virginia State Legislature and a former political liaison to Governor Joe Manchin III.

Representative Experience

  • Developed and executed legislative strategies for various West Virginia state agencies and departments
  • Guided and maneuvered the Governor's legislative agenda through the West Virginia Legislature and interim committee process
  • Lobbied for the passage of bills on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, economic development, health care, gaming, taxation, workers' compensation, banking and insurance, environmental concerns and energy
  • Lobby Executive Branch agencies and state and local governments 
  • Examine and monitor legislation
  • Develop legislation to move our clients' agenda forward
  • Schedule meetings and presentations with legislators and administration officials
  • Prepare clients for testimony before committees
  • Shepherd grants through state and federal agencies
  • Build grass root support for our clients' projects
  • Maneuver legislation through the mine fields of the legislative process
  • Provide advice and strategies to encourage passage of major program legislation

Professional Snapshot


  • B.A. Duquesne University


2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2007-2010 Legislative Liaison to Joe Manchin III, Governor of West Virginia
1987-present Vice President, Paull Associates Insurance/Real Estate

Memberships & Awards

Former seven-term member, West Virginia State Legislature
Former member, West Virginia State Ethics Commission
Minority Chair, House Banking and Insurance Committee, West Virginia State Legislature
Member, House Finance Committee, West Virginia State Legislature
Member, Political Subdivisions Committee, West Virginia State Legislature
American Council of Young Political Leaders

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