Robert M. Stonestreet

Partner
P: (304) 357-9915
F: (304) 357-0919
Robert is a litigation partner with a wide array of courtroom experience. Robert has represented clients in suits involving consumer finance, serious personal injury/wrongful death, product liability, alleged land contamination, toxic exposure, patent infringement, property disputes, and complex commercial transactions. His clients range from local businesses to international companies.

Robert has tried multiple cases to verdict in both state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies. He has also appeared as lead counsel in appeals before the West Virginia Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In addition to litigation, Robert’s practice also focuses on environmental issues facing the energy industry. His experience working with energy companies, both in West Virginia and throughout the region, has enabled him to guide clients through a myriad of challenges in the constantly evolving regulatory framework under federal and state environmental laws. This experience includes assisting clients with compliance issues, multiple environmental due diligence reviews, and litigation in both the administrative and civil arenas.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Energy Committee
  • Chair of Water Subcommittee, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Environment Committee
  • Energy and Mineral Law Foundation
  • West Virginia Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association, President
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2014
  • Kanawha Valley Mining Institute, Board Member
  • Putnam County Board of Zoning Appeals, Board Member
  • Marshall University Quarterback Club of Charleston, Secretary

Distinctions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Environmental Law
  • Listed in Chambers USA®: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Up and Coming
  • Selected for the West Virginia Super Lawyers® List, 2013