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Luke T. Schmitt



  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2008)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Finance, West Virginia University, College of Business & Economics (2005)


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Ohio State Bar
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia


Luke Schmitt joined Flaherty in 2012 and has been a practicing litigation attorney since 2008. He primarily focuses on defending health care professionals in medical negligence actions and other aspects of health care law.  Luke also practices in commercial/general litigation, workplace liability, and construction litigation.

“My clients are inspiring individuals – people who dedicate their careers and lives to helping others – I’m passionate about working with and advocating for them.”

Outside of work, Luke can be found spending time with his wife, Nicole, and children, Beau and Ava. Luke is a native of Wheeling and is extremely enthusiastic about his hometown and State.


Professional Involvement

  • Member, West Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel
  • Former Treasurer, Ohio County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
  • Board of Directors, Holy Family Child Care & Development Center


Representative Legal Work

  • Represented physicians of various specialties in matters alleging professional negligence
  • Represented design professionals, such as architects and engineers, in matters alleging professional negligence
  • Represented both financial institutions and individual financial advisors in employment disputes in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Represented manufacturers in product liability claims

Additional Legal Experience

  • Member, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso (2017 - Present)
  • Associate, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso (2012 - 2016)
  • Associate, Vandeventer Black LLP
  • Associate, Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love LLP


Honors & Awards

  • Listed, West Virginia Rising Stars, 2017 - 2018
  • Order of the Coif
  • Beta Gamma Sigma; and Golden Key International Honour Society
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