Isaac enjoys working closely with clients to resolve what are often the most complicated issues in their professional and personal lives. Isaac joined the firm after working at Bailey & Glasser, where he obtained multiple million-dollar judgments for business clients and represented professionals and businesses embroiled in civil litigation and criminal prosecutions. Prior to that, Isaac served as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert B. King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Hon. Robert Charles Chambers of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. 

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A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Isaac graduated with honors from the University of Vermont and Columbia Law School. After law school, Isaac worked for federal judges at the trial and appellate level before entering private practice in his hometown. Isaac also serves on the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel established by the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

  

Representative Matters

  • Secured $1.2 million judgment in favor of mining equipment manufacturer in state court litigation against mine operator

  • Secured $2.5 million judgment in favor of a mineral owner in federal litigation, including appeal, over accelerated coal royalty payments

  • Successfully defended departing high-level employee – in the District Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals – against former employer’s effort to enforce contractual non-compete agreements

  • Appointed Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the State of West Virginia in bringing antitrust claims against the asphalt paving industry

  • Represented employees of a Fortune 500 in a federal grand jury investigation

  • Representation of doctors and lawyers facing state and federal criminal investigations, professional licensing proceedings, and civil litigation

  

Admissions

  • West Virginia

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

  

Professional Background

  • Associate, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Charleston, WV

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert B. King, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert C. Chambers, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

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