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October 23, 2014 - 1:09 AM
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Alexander Macia

President

300 Kanawha Boulevard, East
P.O. Box 273
Charleston, WV 25321-0273

Phone: 304.340.3835
Fax: 304.340.3801
amacia@spilmanlaw.com

Mr. Macia’s primary areas of practice are general litigation, administrative and government relations law.

Representative Experience

  • Extensive mediation and trial practice before federal and state courts in commercial disputes
  • Represent employers in deliberate intent and other personal injury matters
  • Represent numerous business and individual clients in federal, state and local governmental relations matters
  • Represent business clients in arbitration proceedings
  • Draft and promote legislation and administrative rules before the West Virginia Legislature and Executive Branch in areas of financial, health care, mining, and other industries
  • Provide testimony before various legislative committees and subcommittees

Government Experience

  • Vice President of Legal Affairs, West Virginia University, 2007 - 2008
  • Assistant Secretary, West Virginia Board of Governors, 2007 - 2008
  • Chief of Staff to the Office of Governor Bob Wise, 2003 - 2005
  • General Counsel to the Office of Governor Bob Wise, 2001 - 2003

Education

  • West Virginia University, B.A. in Political Science and German, summa cum laude, 1985
  • George Washington University, J.D. with honors, 1991

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Other

  • Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, Board of Directors, 2007 – 2008
  • Chemical Alliance Zone, Board of Directors, 1998 – Present
  • Governor Joe Manchin III’s Transition Team, Steering Committee, 2004 – 2005
  • West Virginia Investment Management Board, 2001 – 2005
  • West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board, 2001 – 2003
  • West Virginia Law Institute, 2001 – 2003
  • Counsel to Transition Team of Governor Bob Wise, 2000 – 2001

Awards & Distinctions

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Fulbright Scholar to Universitaet Bonn, Germany, 1985 - 1986

Practice Areas Referenced

  • Litigation
  • Government Relations
  • The Battle Group - Litigation

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