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    Robert Bailey's practice primarily involves commercial litigation, general civil litigation, appellate law, and advising clients and other lawyers concerning difficult questions of legislative and regulatory compliance. Mr. Bailey earned his B.S. in Computer Science with a minor concentration in Mathematics in 1986 from the West Virginia Institute of Technology. He operated his own company providing scientific computer programming services for clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. He has designed electronics devices of various kinds, including communications devices. After a 15-year career as an entrepreneur, he went to law school and earned his J.D. from Washington and Lee University in 2000.

    Memberships & Awards

    Alumnus of the Year, West Virginia University Institute of Technology and the College of Engineering and Sciences (2008)
    National Moot Court Team
    Virginia Bar's Environmental Law Digest
    Chairman, White Book (honor system) Review Committee

    Work Experience

    2002 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2000-2001 Clerk, The Honorable Robert C. Chambers, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
    2001-2002 Clerk, The Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    1985-2000 Sole proprietorship, providing computer programming and laboratory consulting for pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies