James F. Wallington

James F. Wallington is a member of Baptiste & Wilder, P.C. where he serves as an advocate in the representation of the firm’s clients in all matters involving civil litigation practice in federal and state trial courts, in federal and state appeals courts and before federal and state administrative agencies.  Jim has extensive experience as an advisor to workers’ representatives in the firm’s representation of labor organization clients in all matters involving collective bargaining negotiations, administration of collective bargaining agreements and internal union governance in both private industry and public employment sectors of the economy.  Jim also serves as an advocate and advisor for clients of the firm in employment law matters involving employment agreements and disputes regarding employment termination.


West Virginia University College of Law, (J.D.), 1980;
West Virginia University, (A.B.), 1975.


Assistant Attorney General, State of West Virginia, 1980-1981; Attorney, West Virginia Department of Mines, 1981-1984; Counsel, West Virginia State Senate, 1981 and 1982 Sessions; partner, Hostler and Segal, Charleston, West Virginia, 1985-1988; Staff Attorney, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Washington, D.C., 1989-1992; Associate, Baptiste & Wilder, P.C., 1993-1996; Member, Baptiste & Wilder, P.C., 1996-present.


District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1993;
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, 1980.
U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th and the District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern District of West Virginia, Southern District of West Virginia, Eastern District of Michigan, Eastern District of Wisconsin, and Northern District of Ohio.


West Virginia State Bar; District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association Section on Labor and Employment Law; AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.