Alan B. Mollohan

Of Counsel
T: 304.526.3516
F: 304.526.3599
949 Third Ave., Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25701

Alan B. Mollohan is Of Counsel to Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in West Virginia.  A former Member of the United States House of Representatives, Mr. Mollohan served 14 terms, having been first elected in 1982 to represent West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District.


  • Appointed to the House Appropriations Committee, where he served from 1986 to 2010
  • Served on five Appropriations Subcommittees: as Chairman from 2007-2010 of Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (NASA, LSC, NSF, OSTP, PTO); as Ranking Member on VA, HUD and Independent Agencies; as a member of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies (EPA); as a member of Military Construction, Veteran Affairs and Related Agencies; and as a member of Homeland Security
  • Served on the House Ethics Committee as its Ranking Member and as a member of the House Budget Committee
  • Served on the Executive Committee of the Congressional Steel Caucus; as Co-Chair of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Caucus; and as a member of the Coal Group and the Historic Preservation Caucus
  • Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Directly involved in programmatic funding decisions related to NASA, NOAA, NSF, and the BATF
  • Worked to diversify the economy of his district in Northern West Virginia, helping to facilitate the growth of the high technology, aerospace, and government service sectors, while working closely with the area’s educational institutions to encourage investment in academic research and economic development throughout his 28-year tenure in Congress
  • Practiced law in West Virginia and Washington, DC prior to his election to Congress
  • Practice included civil litigation, administrative law and serving as counsel to trade associations in the areas of health and safety, the environment, and the manufacture and transport of explosive products