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Matthew R. Whitler

Matthew R. Whitler is a member of Martin & Seibert, L.C.'s litigation defense department. He limits his practice to insurance defense matters.

Most recently, Mr. Whitler worked in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the law firm of Hartsoe and Associates where he practiced civil litigation defense for insurance corporations. Mr. Whitler's legal career also includes time spent at the law offices of Calwell & McCormick in Charleston, West Virginia and Wallace & Graham in Salisbury, North Carolina. While at both firms, his practice was based largely in the area of worker's compensation.

Mr. Whitler is from Charleston, WV and attended West Virginia University for both his undergraduate and legal education. He was accepted into the Honor's Program during his undergraduate studies, and graduated with a degree in International Studies in 1994. He received his J.D. from the WVU College of Law in 1997. Mr. Whitler clerked at a firm in Charleston after his first year of law school, and worked for the Litigation Unit of the Worker's Compensation Division of West Virginia after his second year. He was also the president of the Labor and Employment Law Division of the WVU Law School.

Mr. Whitler is admitted to practice in West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, the Southern District Court of West Virginia, and the U.S. District Courts in the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina.

E-mail: [email protected]


Location: Martinsburg
Admitted: West Virginia 1998; North Carolina 2000; South Carolina 2001
Joined Firm: 2007
Tel:  304.262.3285
Fax: 304.267.0731
Hometown: Parkersburg, West Virginia

West Virginia University (cum laude, International Studies 1994); West Virginia University School of Law (J.D. 1997)

Mr. Whitler was a member of the Honor's Program at West Virginia University during his undergraduate education.

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