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Gretchen Lewis

Legal Director

Ph:  304-343-3013, ext. 2178 

Gretchen brings a wealth of legal, financial and managerial experience to LAWV. Her public service work includes high-level roles in state government, including as Commissioner of the West Virginia Worker’s Compensation Fund, as well as Cabinet Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources during the Gaston Caperton administration.

Her private sector experience includes firm-based as well as in-house legal positions, where she developed particular expertise in the area of start-up business and technology. She has also served in business management roles as a CEO and Vice-President of Sales & Marketing in private technology companies.

Gretchen graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from West Virginia University, and received her J.D. from The University of Kentucky College of Law.