Robert L. Bailey
Of Counsel
(304) 353-8000
Office: The Woodlands
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Washington and Lee University
B.S. West Virginia Institute of Technology
Licensure: TX | WV
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Biography

Robert Bailey's practice primarily involves commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and appellate law.

Work Experience

2002 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2000-2001 Clerk, The Honorable Robert C. Chambers, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
2001-2002 Clerk, The Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
1985-2000 Sole proprietorship, providing computer programming and laboratory consulting for pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies

Speaking Engagements

Contributed to EMLF journals and symposia on topics including "flagrant" MSHA penalty and employee electronic privacy

"Employee Privacy Rights: Employer Monitoring and Investigating Employees' Electronic Activities and Communications," Volume 32, Chapter 3, EMLF Annual Institute Proceedings

Key Experience

Defended city, county, and state police departments in civil rights cases
Obtained writ of coram nobis to secure expungement of records in client's family member's immigration proceeding
Assisted with pleadings, briefing, and complicated discovery issues on claim by client against a former manager accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the client

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Alumnus of the Year, West Virginia University Institute of Technology and the College of Engineering and Sciences (2008)
National Moot Court Team
Virginia Bar's Environmental Law Digest
Chairman, White Book (honor system) Review Committee

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