Jan L. Fox
(304) 353-8146
Office: Charleston
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Jan Fox focuses her practice in the area of labor and employment law. Ms. Fox has tried jury, non-jury, and administrative cases, and has argued approximately 65 appeals in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals.

Work Experience

1992 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1985-1992 Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of West Virginia

Key Experience

Defended educational institutions regarding sexual assault of students claiming Title IX violations
Defended discrimination claims of race, gender, age, disability, religion and national origin in state and federal courts as well as claims brought before the EEOC and state human rights agencies
Defended boards of education in negligence, wrongful hiring and supervision, and due process claims in both state and federal courts

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
American Bar Association
National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys
Employment Section, West Virginia State Bar
Kanawha County Bar Association
Distinguished West Virginian, 1993
Moot Court Board
Order of the Barristers
Graduated magna cum laude, West Virginia University