Christopher J. Plybon


Christopher Plybon has been engaged in the practice of law at the firm since 1983, concentrating his practice in the areas of real estate, commercial transactions, banking and bankruptcy.

Mr. Plybon was born in Huntington, West Virginia and lived throughout the eastern United States before returning home to commence his legal practice.

Mr. Plybon aided in the creation of a new, revised system for the sale of delinquent tax property in West Virginia. He has written and lectured on various topics in the areas of real estate, collection, corporate and bankruptcy law. Mr. Plybon has served as an adjunct faculty member at Marshall University's Community College.

Mr. Plybon has recently represented public and private entities in economic development projects throughout the tri-state area. He has also worked extensively to help clients establish efficient, affordable programs for addressing bankruptcy and collection problems.


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law  (J.D., 1983)
  • Vanderbilt University  (B.A., magna cum laude)
    • Mathematics and Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of West Virginia


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia Law Institute


  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" in Charleston for Real Estate Law by The Best Lawyers in America®, 2016
  • Listed in Chambers USA®: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Mining Law, Project Finance Law and Real Estate Law
  • Rated by the Super Lawyers®
  • Selected for the West Virginia Super Lawyers® List