William C. Brewer Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown

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Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC is pleased to announce that William C. Brewer has been recognized again this year as a leading practitioner of white-collar criminal defense law. Brewer has been named the Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown, West Virginia (WV). Brewer will also be highlighted in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his high caliber of work in several practice areas: Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

What It Means to Be Named Best Lawyers 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown

Recognition as “Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers is no easy feat. Best Lawyers is a leading national directory of attorneys who have been recognized by those who can best distinguish excellence: their peers. Nominations for outstanding work, professionalism, and ethics in a particular practice area come only from equally qualified peers, who select nominations from those named in The Best Lawyers in America. Following nomination is a rigorous peer-review process and in-depth analysis of those reviews. The attorney with the highest overall peer rating is then selected to be named a “Lawyer of the Year.”

Attorney William C. Brewer for Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown—and More

Image of attorney William C. Brewer, representing how his skilled approach to client cases earned him recognition as the Best Lawyers® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown.

Attorney William C. Brewer has earned the high respect of the criminal defense bar for his excellence in white-collar defense on three prior occasions, also receiving recognition as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown in 2018, 2016, and 2013. Beyond the accolades, Brewer is also a dedicated West Virginia citizen.

Brewer received biology and accounting degrees from West Virginia University before completing law school at the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University. While still in law school, he and a classmate started and operated a food processing business, which they sold years later.

Since his admission to the West Virginia State Bar in 1980, Brewer has raised his family and worked in Morgantown, committed to protecting West Virginians through skilled counsel and exceptional litigation skills in white-collar criminal defense, business counsel and litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury matters. He has also been recognized as a Top Rated Business Litigation Lawyer by Super Lawyers and carries a 4-star rating on Lawyers.com.

An Eagle Scout himself, Brewer has continued to contribute to the Boy Scouts of America through the years, serving in leadership roles at the troop and district levels, attending the National Jamboree, and participating in fundraising at the national level.

Brewer & Giggenbach: Attorneys Respected for their Skill and Commitment to Clients and Community

Brewer is in good company with his partner, Bader C. Giggenbach, another Morgantown attorney recognized for his legal skills as a high-caliber attorney. A native of Greenbrier County, he obtained his undergraduate and law degrees at WVU.

Giggenbach brings deep entrepreneurial experience to the table for corporate and commercial law clients as well as litigation skills developed over decades for clients in areas such as personal injury, domestic relations, criminal defense, and insurance bad faith claims. Peers in the legal profession have recognized Giggenbach’s high level of skill in Best Lawyers in the areas of Employment Law – Individuals and Employment Law – Management in 2019.

Stephanie J. Shepherd rounds out the legal team. With experience in matters from complex medical malpractice litigation to insurance defense, criminal defense, and family and juvenile matters, Shepherd complements attorneys Brewer and Giggenbach to create a trifecta of sound legal resources for area businesses and citizens.

Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC: For Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown, Business Counsel and Litigation, and More

Brewer and Giggenbach, PLLC is where people go when they’re looking for capable, experienced, hardworking attorneys who treat each case as if it were their own. Attorney William C. Brewer has surrounded himself with excellence in his esteemed legal team. With more than 70 years’ combined experience, they ably serve Monongalia County and wider West Virginia clients, providing sage business advice, adept and cutting edge criminal defense and civil litigation strategies, and individual client attention and care. In light of this, Brewer’s recognition as Best Lawyers Morgantown 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar is no surprise.

William C. Brewer’s recognition as Best Lawyers 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Morgantown and his inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America further solidify his standing as a pillar of the legal community. For leading Morgantown attorneys in criminal defense, business counsel, commercial litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, family law, and more, call William C. Brewer and his colleagues at Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC at (304) 291-5800 or complete the firm’s online contact form.

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