Xavier W. Staggs


Xavier Staggs is much sought after for his capabilities in business and commercial legal services in Huntington and beyond with specific experience as a mergers and acquisitions attorney in West Virginia. His practice focuses on legal services for businesses and entrepreneurs in West Virginia and surrounding states like Ohio and Kentucky including succession planning. With clients ranging from sole proprietorships to multi-national organizations, Xavier is one of the premier attorneys offering business and legal services for entrepreneurs in West Virginia.

Licensed In

  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia


  • J.D. The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
  • M.B.A. The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Miami University


  • The West Virginia State Bar, Member,
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Board Member, West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
  • Executive Committee Member, Greater Huntington Estate Planning Council, 2018
  • Board Member and Secretary, Hospice of Huntington
  • Board Member, Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Trust for the National Mall, 2011-2014
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, 2006-2014


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 – 2020
  • Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Generation Huntington Award, 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • “Negotiating Indemnification, Reps, Warranties, and More in Business Contracts,” 2018
  • “Business Succession Planning,” Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2017
  • “Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts,” 2017
  • “Buying and Selling a Business: Start to Finish,” 2017
  • Business Law Boot Camp, including “Preparing Common Business Contracts” and “Clarifying Procedures in Mergers and Acquisitions,” NBI, Charleston, WV, 2016
  • “Successful Firm Transition – Looking to the Future,” American Institute of Architects
  • “Structure and Incorporation,” Appalachian Conference on Social Enterprise, 2016
  • Business Coach, Startup Weekend West Virginia, 2015
  • “Top 10 Legal Blunders Made by Entrepreneurs,” Marshall University seminar, 2015
  • “Supplier Contract Law Basics,” Coil Innovation USA Management Team, 2015

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