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Jonah Samples

Jonah Samples

Senior Associate

949 Third Ave.
Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25701
jonah.samples@nelsonmullins.com

Jonah focuses his practice on banking and financial services, commercial litigation, real estate, and taxation. Jonah regularly litigates matters on behalf of clients in West Virginia and Ohio courts, represents clients before state agencies, and routinely handles administrative and transactional matters across the Appalachian region.

Jonah focuses his practice on banking and financial services, commercial litigation, real estate, and taxation. Jonah regularly litigates matters on behalf of clients in West Virginia and Ohio courts, represents clients before state agencies, and routinely handles administrative and transactional matters across the Appalachian region.

Jonah Samples

Jonah focuses his practice on banking and financial services, commercial litigation, real estate, and taxation. Jonah regularly litigates matters on behalf of clients in West Virginia and Ohio courts, represents clients before state agencies, and routinely handles administrative and transactional matters across the Appalachian region.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Summer clerk, Office of the West Virginia Attorney General
  • Legal extern, Moritz College of Law Legislation Clinic in the Ohio General Assembly
  • Summer associate at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • Research Assistant, Professor Dakota Rudesill
  • Judith H. Herndon Legislative Fellow, West Virginia Legislature

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, JD
    • Editor-in-Chief, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (now Ohio State Technology Law Journal)
  • Marshall University, BBA, Economics, summa cum laude
    • Double-minor in Political Science and International Affairs
    • Academic Achievement Award in Economics

Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Practice Areas

Industries

  • West Virginia Bar Foundation Lawyer Leadership Institute (Class of 2021)
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    • Vice-Chair, Business and Commercial Law Substantive Committee (2020–Present)
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Assistant Basketball Coach, Poca Middle School (2022–Present)
  • Campaign Ambassador, United Way of the River Cities (2020–2022)
  • Napa Legal Institute, Legal Strategy Working Group (2020–Present)
  • Community Supported Agriculture Program Assistant, Facing Hunger Foodbank (2016)
  • Assistant Football Coach, Poca Middle School (2013–2015)