Art Standish's practice focuses primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, real estate, commercial transactions, and commercial litigation. His experience includes virtually every facet of bankruptcy law, with extensive experience in commercial and transactional work.  Mr. Standish also leads the firm's Creditors' Rights Team.


Memberships & Awards



The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2020 Charleston, WV Litigation - Bankruptcy, Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers® 2018 Charleston, WV Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers® 2016 Charleston, WV, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Lawyer of the Year
Committee on Bankruptcy, West Virginia State Bar



Board Member, Friends of the Kanawha Trestle Trail, Inc.
Board Member, The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
The Optimist Club of Charleston
Charleston Area Alliance
Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Leadership West Virginia, 1996


Key Experience

Brings nationwide experience in creditor workouts representing creditors ranging in size from local banks and lending institutions to regional and national corporations and has represented creditors in West Virginia, Texas, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky

Obtained a thorough understanding of secured transactions involving both real and personal property through 28 years of legal experience in commercial transactions, which includes working as a title agent with four national title agencies

Acquired an acute knowledge of all aspects of creditor's rights in bankruptcy by serving as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the past 20 years



Contact info:

(304) 353-8135



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Arthur M. Standish - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Bankruptcy Law - West Virginia