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    Ancil Ramey concentrates his efforts in the areas of appellate litigation, having handled over 300 appellate matters, as well as matters involving commercial litigation and insurance litigation.  Prior to joining Steptoe & Johnson, Mr. Ramey served as Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia for more than a decade.

    Memberships & Awards

    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    Best Lawyers® 2019 Charleston, WV, Appellate Practice, Lawyer of the Year
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Super Lawyers®
    President, West Virginia Bar Foundation, 2015-2016
    Distinguished Service Award, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    Distinguished Service Award, West Virginia State Bar
    Distinguished Alumnus Award, WVU Department of Public Administration
    Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation
    Fellow, American Bar Association Foundation
    Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
    Fellow, Institute for Court Management, National Center for State Courts
    America’s Top 100 Attorneys
    Member Emeritus, National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks
    Member, West Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee
    Member and Past President, West Virginia Board of Law Examiners
    Counsel, West Virginia Judicial Hearing Board
    Order of the Coif, West Virginia University College of Law
    Member, West Virginia Law Review
    Member, Journal of College and University Law

    Key Experience

    Handled appeal of case for insurer brought by claimant seeking to establish per se violations of insurance bad faith statute arising from using net pay as opposed to gross pay in the settlement of claims

    Speaking Engagements

    Mr. Ramey has lectured extensively and published articles on a variety of topics, including appellate practice, evidence, criminal procedure, civil procedure, workers' compensation, judicial ethics, legal ethics, contempt, injunctions, habeas corpus, extraordinary remedies, punitive damages, government immunity, insurance, and bar admissions.