Elise N. McQuain

Senior Associate
T 304.348.2429
F 304.345.0115
United Bank
500 Virginia Street, East, Suite 1100
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Elise is a senior associate in Frost Brown Todd’s Charleston office focusing her practice in product, tort, and insurance litigation. She spent the early years of her practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters, allowing her to bring a unique and well-rounded perspective to her practice.

Elise has experience guiding clients through litigation involving allegations of insurance bad faith, product defects, personal injuries, and alleged violations of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.  She represents clients in all phases of litigation and seeks to obtain effective and efficient resolutions while understanding the concerns and values of her clients.  Her unique perspective brings together creative problem solving and hard work to provide her clients with solutions specifically tailored to their needs.

Elise takes her individual responsibility to improve the communities within her sphere of influence very seriously. Whether it is improving the diversity and inclusion of the legal profession through her work in the firm's Women's Initiative, her role in the West Virginia Women Attorneys or by aiding those in need through community and individual outreach, Elise gives of her time and resources in her journey to positively impact the world around her.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • West Virginia Women Attorneys, Vice President
  • The West Virginia State Bar Young Lawyer’s Section

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • West Virginia Symphony League
  • Member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie #519

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Comment, Inheritance of Frozen Reproductive Material, 40 Ohio N.U.L. Rev. 301, 2013

Case note, Rhodes v. City of New Philadelphia, 38 Ohio N.U.L. Rev. 1311, 2012

Other Contact Info


Tracie Johns
T 304.348.2407