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    Art Standish's practice focuses primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, real estate, commercial transactions, and commercial litigation. His experience includes virtually every facet of bankruptcy law, with extensive experience in commercial and transactional work.  Mr. Standish also leads the firm's Creditors' Rights Team.

    Memberships & Awards

    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2020 Charleston, WV Litigation - Bankruptcy, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2018 Charleston, WV Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2016 Charleston, WV, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Lawyer of the Year
    Committee on Bankruptcy, West Virginia State Bar

    Key Experience

    Brings nationwide experience in creditor workouts representing creditors ranging in size from local banks and lending institutions to regional and national corporations and has represented creditors in West Virginia, Texas, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky
    Obtained a thorough understanding of secured transactions involving both real and personal property through 28 years of legal experience in commercial transactions, which includes working as a title agent with four national title agencies
    Acquired an acute knowledge of all aspects of creditor's rights in bankruptcy by serving as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the past 20 years

    Work Experience

    1990 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    Mr. Standish has participated as a speaker at numerous West Virginia CLE and private seminars concerning bankruptcy and commercial matters.