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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. 

Memberships & Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 - 2020
Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Generation Huntington Award, 2016
The West Virginia State Bar, Member,
Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Work Experience

2022 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014-2022 Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC
2011-2014 REX Law Group
2007-2011 Kay Casto & Chaney, PLLC
2006-2007 Western & Southern Financial Group

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