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Alexander Macia, Alexander

Alexander Macia

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Charleston, WV
(304) 340-3835

Practice Areas

  • Coal
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Crisis Management
  • Gaming
  • Government Relations
  • Oil & Gas
  • Product Liability


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

Professional Experience

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

Representative Experience

  • Represents employers on MSHA matters and before state safety agencies relating to significant citations and orders, accident investigations, special investigations, and employment discrimination cases related to safety
  • Maintains extensive trial practice before federal and state courts in commercial disputes
  • Represents employers in deliberate intent and other personal injury matters
  • Represents numerous business clients in federal and state governmental relations matters
  • Drafts and promotes legislation and administrative rules before the West Virginia Legislature and Executive Branch in areas of financial, health care, mining, and other industries

Government Experience

  • Vice President of Legal Affairs, West Virginia University, 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

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