Carol Smith

T 304.348.2413
F 304.345.0115
United Bank
500 Virginia Street, East, Suite 1100
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Carol is an experienced litigator who offers corporate clients sophisticated and cost-effective representation.  For 26 years, she has focused her practice in West Virginia on serving clients in the class and mass torts, toxic tort, products liability and labor and employment areas.

Carol has served on 3 national trial teams throughout the United States, as well as in varied high profile litigation across West Virginia.  She has served as local and regional counsel for national corporations in lawsuits ranging from Chinese Drywall litigation to defending employers from alleged wrongful discharge claims.  A dedicated and tenacious litigator, she has amassed impressive results on behalf of her clients in those varied industries.  As a result, Carol has been recognized as a West Virginia Super Lawyer in the practice areas of Business Litigation, Products Liability and Labor and Employment.  She has also been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2019
  • Selected for inclusion in West Virginia Super Lawyers® (Products Liability, Business Litigation, Employment & Labor), 2014-2017
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Appointed by the WV Supreme Court to the WV Board of Law Examiners
  • Leadership West Virginia, Board of Directors

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2012
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Independent Oil and Gas Association
  • West Virginia State Bar, Energy Law Committee

Other Contact Info


Betsy Burrows
T 304.348.2405