Glen A. Murphy

Glen A. Murphy

Member

Expertise

  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Insurance/Re-Insurance Group
Member

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
West Virginia, U.S.A.

Profile
Mr. Murphy's primary areas of practice are general litigation, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith law, and administrative matters before the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Education

  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1984
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1990
Areas of Practice

Construction Law | Insurance | Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Representing insurance clients in litigation, coverage and bad faith disputes in West Virginia
  • West Virginia Managing Staff Counsel for GEICO, 2008 -  2010
  • Associate/Shareholder, McQueen & Murphy, L.C., 1997 -  2007
  • Claims Legal Counsel for Nationwide Insurance Company, 1993 - 1997
  • Attorney for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, 1990 - 1992

  • Representative Cases

  • Government Employees Insurance Company v. Sayre, 800 S.E.2d 886 (W. Va. 2017)
  • Kenney v. Indep. Order of Foresters, 744 F.3d 901 (4th Cir., 2014)
  • Graham v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 556 F. App'x 193 (4th Cir. 2014) 
  • Cava v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 232 W. Va. 503, 753 S.E.2d 1 (2013)
  • Jenkins v. City of Elkins, 230 W. Va. 335, 738 S.E.2d 1 (2012)
  • New Hampshire Ins. Co. v. RRK, Inc., 230 W. Va. 52, 736 S.E.2d 52 (2012)
  • Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh v. Miller, 228 W. Va. 739, 724 S.E.2d 343 (2012)
  • Gauze v. Reed, 219 W. Va. 381, 633 S.E.2d 326 (2006)
  • First Fin. Ins. Co. v. Hammons, 58 F. App'x 31 (4th Cir. 2003)
  • State ex rel. Atkins v. Burnside, 212 W. Va. 74, 569 S.E.2d 150 (2002)
  • Marks v. W. Virginia Dep't of Health & Human Res., 181 F. Supp. 2d 639 (S.D. W. Va. 2002) aff'd sub nom. Marks v. Watters, 322 F.3d 316 (4th Cir. 2003)
  • DeVane v. Kennedy, 205 W. Va. 519, 519 S.E.2d 622 (1999)