William Richard McCune Jr.

William Richard McCune Jr.

Managing Member
Martinsburg, West Virginia

Mr. McCune graduated from Duke University in 1971, with and A.B. and with Honors in History. He obtained his Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1974 and has been practicing law in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in a general litigation practice, for over 34 years. During that time he has defended insured's against both medical malpractice and legal malpractice, working on behalf of Aetna Casualty and Surety Co., ALPS, and numerous other insurers in litigation involving personal injury, bad faith and coverage claims. He has represented Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins, West Virginia, Broaddus Hospital in Philippi, West Virginia, and more recently Potomac Valley Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Health Management, and also serves as West Virginia counsel for the Shenandoah Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He recently represented Plaintiffs in cases of nursing home neglect and prescription drug abuse which resulted in death. He is admitted to practice in West Virginia, in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Mr. McCune holds the following memberships: the Berkeley County Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, as well as the West Virginia State Bar, The Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, Defense Trial counsel of West Virginia (Member, Board of Governors 1993 - 1998); Rotary Club of Martinsburg; Executive Committee, Shenandoah Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Health Care
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1976


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: West Virginia Law Review, Member, 1973 - 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Berkeley County, Member
  • West Virginia and American Bar Associations, Member
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Board of Governors , Member, 1993 - 1998


  • Phi Alpha Delta

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