Mark G. Jeffries
Associate
(304) 933-8155
Office: Bridgeport
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. Concord University
Licensure: WV
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Biography

Mark Jeffries focuses his practice in the area of labor and employment law.  He has represented employers in wrongful discharge and discrimination cases in state and federal court, as well as before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission and the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission.  He also provides advice to employers on compliance with employment laws and in dealing with unions.  In addition, Mr. Jeffries has represented numerous newspapers in defamation claims.

Before attending law school, Mr. Jeffries was a navigator in the U.S. Air Force, where he flew 85 combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan during two deployments to the Middle East.  He received five Air Medals, an Aerial Achievement Medal, and the Combat Action Medal.

Work Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2001-2002 Veterans' Service Representative, VA Regional Office
1990-2008 Navigator, West Virginia Air National Guard
1998-2001 Firefighter, Charleston, West Virginia Fire Department

Key Experience

Assisted employer in resisting union organizing campaign
Represented employers in wrongful discharge cases brought under state and federal anti-discrimination laws
Represented employers in claims before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Harrison County Bar Association
Order of the Barristers
Graduated #15 of 124, WVU College of Law
Runner-up, Baker Cup Moot Court Competition 2010
Associate Chief Justice, Moot Court Board
Member, National Moot Court Team
CALI Awards for Excellence: Appellate Advocacy and Criminal Procedure
Graduated summa cum laude, Concord University

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