Randall C. Light


Randy Light focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, natural resources, real estate, and corporate law. Mr. Light advises clients about their choices of business entities and the formation, capitalization, operation, and management of their commercial enterprises. He works with lenders and borrowers in the structuring and collateralization of commercial loans. He is a title insurance agent for two national title insurance companies.

Representative Experience

  • Responsible for real estate issues in the development and financing of a wind-powered electric generating facility in Grant County, West Virginia. The “wind farm” required leases and easements from more than 40 landowners and financing in excess of $300,000,000.00
  • Responsible for the documentation and negotiations for many commercial loans from lenders to borrowers, including a technical consortium, coal companies, oil and gas companies, real estate developers, retail operations, and timbering operations
  • Assisted a client that acquired a private university and converted it to a for-profit educational institution
  • Assisted client with commercial and contract issues for an affiliated company which provides online education and financial tracking information for insurance agents and securities brokers
  • Counseled mineral owners and operators about the purchase, sale, and development of assets and property used in operations and mineral development

Licensed In

  • West Virginia


  • J.D. Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College


  • Board of Directors, Clarksburg Kiwanis
  • Board of Directors, United Hospital Center
  • Commissioner, Clarksburg Housing Authority
  • Board of Directors, Harrison County Economic Development Corporation
  • Volunteer, 4-H
  • Past President, United Way of Harrison County
  • Past Board Chairman, Harrison County Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Allohak Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Past Member, WVU Extension Service Visiting Committee
  • Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Committee, West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Committee, West Virginia State Bar Association


  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Real Estate (2022-Present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law (2010-Present), Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2024-Present), Corporate Law (2021-Present), Economic Development Law (2024-Present), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2024-Present), Oil and Gas Law (2013-Present), Real Estate Law (2007-Present)
  • Best Lawyers® 2024 Morgantown, WV Oil and Gas Law, Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers® 2021 Morgantown, WV Oil and Gas Law, Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers® 2018 Morgantown, WV Banking and Finance Law – Management, Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers® 2016 Morgantown, WV, Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers® 2013 Morgantown, West Virginia Lawyer of the Year
  • Super Lawyers® 2009

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