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Morgantown, WV 26501
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April Min is a Member in the Firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia, office where she is part of the Litigation Practice Group and the Higher Education Industry Group. Ms. Min recently rejoined the firm after serving as Associate Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel at West Virginia University, the state’s flagship land grant institution and home to more than 30,000 students. Previously, Ms. Min served as the Assistant General Counsel for International Coal Group, Inc., then the only publicly‑traded company based in West Virginia.
While General Counsel at West Virginia University, Ms. Min was an integral part of President E. Gordon Gee’s senior management team, providing advice and counsel to the President, the University’s senior officers, faculty and staff, and to the WVU Board of Governors. Ms. Min managed the delivery of legal services by the University’s staff attorneys, as well as overseeing and supervising the work of numerous state and national law firms.
Drawing from her unique experience as general counsel to such a multifaceted and complex organization, Ms. Min provides representation and consultation to clients on a wide variety of issues affecting higher education such as:
NCAA compliance and athletics administration
Human resources and labor and employment
Student disciplinary matters and procedures
Discrimination and Title IX compliance and litigation
Faculty matters including promotion and tenure
Internal investigations, and
State and federal Freedom of Information Act issues
Additionally, Ms. Min has considerable experience counseling clients on issues of ethics and corporate governance, with a specific focus on the West Virginia Governmental Ethics Act.
Ms. Min also maintains a diverse litigation practice which involves representation of clients in many areas including personal injury and wrongful death claims, labor and employment, energy, corporate and commercial litigation, insurance defense, professional malpractice, product liability, construction and real estate litigation, and higher education.
Before obtaining her law degree, Ms. Min served in the United States Marine Corps performing as a member of the world‑renowned United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, "The Commandant's Own," and was stationed at Marine Barracks 8th & I in Washington, DC. In addition to touring with the unit, Ms. Min also served as a duty bugler, performing "Taps" at military funerals at Arlington National Cemetery and in the surrounding area.
Ms. Min is a 1994 graduate of West Virginia University, where she received her Bachelor's degree in music and was a four‑year member of the “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band. She went on to receive her Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1998, where she was inducted into the Order of Barristers, was a member of the College of Law Moot Court Board, served as the Student Bar Association president, and was a finalist in the West Virginia Invitational Trial Competition. Ms. Min is currently a member of the WVU College of Law Visiting Committee.
Ms. Min is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice in numerous state and federal courts.