A litigation boutique representing clients in Federal and State courts throughout West Virginia...


Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Robert H. Akers a 2004 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law has joined the law firm of Allen Guthrie & Thomas in Charleston.  Mr. Akers has five years of litigation experience having handled a large number of civil defense cases in several areas including coal related injury cases, mass tort litigation, products liability, deliberate intent and wrongful death actions.

Rob is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, the Defense Research Institute and the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.  He was captain of the Colgate University Men’s Basketball Team. 

Allen Guthrie & Thomas is a 20 lawyer litigation boutique that defends, and prosecutes, cases in courtrooms throughout West Virginia, and in neighboring states as well.  Their trial and appellate experience is both broad and deep: their roster includes a former United States Attorney, six former Assistant United States Attorneys, former Assistant Attorneys General, and several federal and state law clerks.