George A. Somerville

George Somerville was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia in 1951. He joined Harman Claytor in November 2015 after a 33 year career at Mays & Valentine and its successor by merger, Troutman Sanders. George’s practice focuses on appellate litigation in state and federal courts. He also represents clients at trial in general civil litigation, water use permitting, and in federal and state administrative agencies and courts. He has represented clients on appeal in a wide variety of cases, with issues ranging from state and federal constitutional law to church property law, commercial, business and corporate governance law, NEPA and the Clean Water Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, maritime salvage and criminal defense. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs in appellate litigation.

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Job Types Counsel
Areas of Practice 1) Civil Litigation and 2) appellate litigation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.,1980)
Education West Virginia University (A.B., 1973)
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgesomerville
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