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Caleb P. Knight



  • J.D. College of Law, West Virginia University (2010)
    • Order of the Barristers (2010)
    • Moot Court Board (2009-2010)
    • National Moot Court Team (2009-2010)
    • Entrepreneurship Law Program (2009-2010)
  • B.A. History, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University (2007)
    • University Honors Scholar
    • Magna Cum Laude


  • West Virginia 


With the firm since 2010, Caleb brings enthusiasm and creativity to a broad array of corporate and health law topics, including mergers and acquisitions, governance, employment law, restaurant/brewery and retail issues, and healthcare regulatory compliance.

What can his clients expect? “Dedication to the highest quality work and an emphasis on individual solutions.” An accomplished writer, Caleb often counsels his business clients on a multitude of general legal issues and advises clients on healthcare regulatory compliance, certificates of need, privacy and security and other health law issues. Listening, assessing and providing strategic insight are the hallmarks of Caleb’s practice.

Outside of the office, Caleb enjoys volunteering in the Kanawha Valley and trail running, hiking, biking, and snowboarding with his wife and daughter in the mountains of West Virginia.


Professional Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association (2010-present)
    • Young Professionals Council (2017-present)
    • Young Professional Delegate to the Board (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022)
    • Vice-Chair - Educational Content (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)
  • Leadership WV (2016)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Kanawha Charleston Humane Association (2016-present)
  • Board Member, Wonder & Grow: Mindful Nature Experience, Inc. (2018-present)


Additional Legal Experience

Caleb has routinely acted as outside general counsel to closely held businesses, handling business organizational and relationship issues (e.g. shareholder agreements, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements and management agreements), workforce issues (developing employee handbooks and counseling on employee discipline and termination issues), and commercial transactions. Current and past clients operate in the following industries: construction, health care (post-acute care providers, physician practices and hospitals), manufacturing, and retail/restaurant. In addition, some representative tasks have included the following:

  • Organized numerous corporations, limited liability companies and other forms of business organization, including the drafting of all charter and constitutional documents;
  • Represented multiple professional practices and other businesses in the admission of new partners, as well as the removal of partners;
  • Represented regional banks in the negotiation and preparation of loan and collateral documents;
  • Routinely acted as local counsel to borrowers seeking syndicated financing or borrowing money subject to guarantee from a federal agency and prepared requested opinion documents;
  • Represented multiple critical-access hospitals in the negotiation of construction loans to build replacement hospitals;
  • Represented various health care providers, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, and home health providers with regard to certificate of need and licensure matters;
  • Represented public entities and municipalities with regard to employment matters, leasing issues, and other matters;
  • Represented commercial tenants in the negotiation of space-lease terms;
  • Represented an automobile dealership in sale of substantially all of its assets to a new owner;
  • Represented health care facilities and other clients regarding non-competition agreements;
  • Represented physicians in the purchase and sale of professional practices;
  • Represented healthcare clients with regard to HIPAA and other regulatory compliance issues;
  • Represented start-ups and other clients in the filing of trademarks and other intellectual property protections;
  • Represented the buyer in the acquisition of a large number of tenant-occupied warehouse properties; and
  • Represented restaurants and breweries in employment matters, including drafting head brewer and staff employment agreements.



Speaking Engagements

  • Recent HIPAA/HITECH Changes (Appalachian Institute on Digital Evidence Annual Meeting, 2011)


  • In Defense of the Outline (AHLA: Health Law Connections Magazine, April 2021)
  • Fraud and Abuse 50-State Survey (American Health Lawyers Association, October 2014)
  • State Healthcare Privacy Law Survey (American Health Lawyers Association, July 2013)
  • State Attorneys General Prepare for HIPAA Enforcement Role (American Health Lawyers Association Health Information and Technology Practice Group News Publication, November 2011)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch - Charleston
    • Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships (2021 - 2024)
    • Corporate Law (2021 - 2024)
    • Health Care Law (2021 - 2024)
  • Listed, West Virginia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars
    • Health Care (2019 - 2023)
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