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  • Charleston, WV

J. David Fenwick

Attorney Biography

Mr. Fenwick’s practice involves civil litigation, employment law, and telecommunications law.

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  • Location: Charleston, WV
  • Personal: David is married to Carrie Goodwin Fenwick, who is co-managing partner at Goodwin. They have three boys, John, Grant, and Abe. David enjoys coaching youth baseball and basketball and spending time year-round practicing various sports with his boys in a futile effort to remain youthful. David also enjoys reading and traveling with his family.

Practice details:

  • Representing clients in various civil litigation throughout West Virginia’s state and federal courts including business disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, property damage and mass or complex litigation cases,
  • Representing employers in employment law litigation before State and Federal Courts, and also the WVHRC and EEOC
  • Counseling employers on employment law compliance, including workplace policies and practices, EEOC/discrimination laws, drug testing, sexual harassment, wage & hour issues, disability issues and leave of absence issues
  • Drafting employment contracts, policies and handbooks
  • Representing regulated entities in formal Complaint cases with the Public Service Commission

Court admissions:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and all lower State courts


  • B.A., English (writing) with high honors, University of Tennessee (at Knoxville), 1989
  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, Order of Barristers, 1992

Martindale Hubbell rating: Preeminent

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