James C. Wright
State Bar President 2012-13
Firm: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Biography: Jim Wright concentrates his practice in the area of complex and commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of energy, labor and employment, and construction law as well as other business matters. He has also represented professionals before state licensure boards. During his career, he has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts throughout West Virginia and Ohio. He has also argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and various appellate courts in the State of Ohio.
Jim is a also a recognized leader in the profession, having served as a member of the West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors and currently serving as the State Bar’s President.