Personal: Originally from Preston County, Luke now lives in Charleston. In his spare time, he enjoys backpacking, hunting, fishing, and pretty much anything else outdoors.
Representing clients in both general and complex civil litigation throughout West Virginia’s State and Federal Courts
Representing businesses in commercial disputes, including those relating to insurance, financial institutions, oil and gas, and antitrust matters
Representing clients against claims of predatory lending and unfair debt collection practices
Representing clients in personal injury and wrongful death actions
West Virginia State Bar
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and all lower state courts
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
While in law school, Luke worked at the Washington and Lee Black Lung Legal Clinic, where he helped disabled coal miners obtain the benefits to which they were entitled.
B.A, Political Science, with distinction, Yale University, Branford College, New Haven, CT, 2011
J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA, 2014
Lead Articles Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review; Note, Untangling the Circuit Splits Regarding Cell Tower Siting Policy and 47 U.S.C. § 332(c)(7): When Is a Denial of One Effectively a Prohibition on All?, 70 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1981 (2013)
Barry Sullivan Prize for Excellence in Constitutional Law