Bryan R. Cokeley
Member
(304) 353-8116
Office: Charleston
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. West Virginia University
Licensure: KY | OH | WV
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Speaking Engagements

West Virginia's New Workers' Compensation Anti-Discrimination Provision: "The Road to Court is Paved with Good Intentions," 94 W. Va. Law Review 725 (Spring 1992)

Mr. Cokeley is an active lecturer on employment law, having spoken on the Americans with Disabilities Act, wrongful discharge, employee handbooks, workers' compensation discrimination, the unionization process, and sexual harassment.

Key Experience

Represented a large coal company against an executive who allegedly violated a covenant-not-to-compete
Took more than 40 jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts
Handled dozens of claims before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation, 2015
Fellow, American College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, 2013
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2018 Charleston, WV Labor Law - Management, Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers® 2015 Charleston, WV Employment Law, Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers® 2011 Charleston, WV Labor and Employment, Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers®
Society of Human Resource Management
Employment Law Committee, West Virginia State Bar
Senior Articles Editor, West Virginia Law Review
Order of the Coif
Graduated summa cum laude, with Phi Beta Kappa honors, West Virginia University

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