Norm Daniels

Norm Daniels is an Attorney at Law and Certified Public Accountant and is licensed in West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.  He has over 35 years of experience and has been selected by his peers to be included in "The Best Lawyers in America" and "Super Lawyers."  In 1994, Norm Daniels founded Daniels Law Firm, PLLC which has focused on representing heavy highway, utility, and building contractors and their suppliers.  Their practice includes civil litigation; insurance litigation; business and tax planning; labor and employment law; wills, trusts and estates; and arbitration and mediation.

 

Email: normdaniels@danielslawfirm.com

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting 1977
Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia
Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) 1980
West Virginia University College of Law Morgantown, West Virginia

Professional Licenses Maintained

License to Practice Law, West Virginia
License to Practice Law, Kentucky
License to Practice Law, North Carolina
License to Practice Law, Pennsylvania
Certified Public Accountant, West Virginia

Admitted to Practice Before

Supreme Court of the United States of America
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, Richmond, Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio
United States Court of Federal Claims
Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
United States Tax Court 
West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue
Internal Revenue Service
Mediator - State Bar Mediation Training

Professional Associations

Past President, West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountant (1991-1992)
Past President, West Virginia Board of Accountancy (1995 - 2001)
Past President, West Virginia Tax Institute (2000 - 2001)
Member, Contractors Association of West Virginia
Member, American Association of Attorney Certified Public Accountants
Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
National Panel of Construction ADR Specialists, Construction Dispute Resolution Services
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Trustee, Georgetown College

Awards and Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America
West Virginia Super Lawyers
West Virginia’s Top Lawyers, The State Journal
Best’s Directory of Recommended Attorneys
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
U.S. Small Business Administration Advocate of Year
West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Committee Chairman of the Year & Legislative Watch Committee

Publications and Seminars

Scope of General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Suppliers 
Contractors Association of West Virginia 2008
How the Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 Affects Your Business
Published by National Business Institute 1994
West Virginia Sales and Use Tax Update
Published by National Business Institute 1997
Sales and Use Tax For Beginners in West Virginia
Published by Lorman Education Services 2002
Advanced West Virginia Sales and Use Tax
Published by Lorman Education Services 2002
Sales Tax Planning for Certified Public Accountants 2002
(Fairmont, Huntington, Parkersburg and Bluefield)
Sponsored by the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Reported Cases

Hall v. Zambelli, et al., 669 F. Supp. 753, (S.D. W. Va. 1987)
Jackson Enterprises, Ltd. v. Procious Public Service District, 363 S.E.2d 460 (W. Va. 1987)
Rice v. Ryder, 400 S.E.2d 263 (W. Va. 1990)
McKeny Construction Company, Inc. v. Town of Rowlesburg, 420 S.E.2d, 281 (W. Va. 1992)
Nesselroad, et al. v. Ansel, et al., 188 W. Va. 1993, 423 S.E.2d 596 (1992)
Banner Industries of New York, Inc. v. Sansom, 830 F. Supp. 325 (S.D. W. Va. 1993)
Cerrone & Associates, Inc., et al., 25 Fed. R. Serv. 3rd (Callaghan) 528, 991 F.2d 789, (4th Cir. 1993)
Sansom v. Hecht, 64 F.2d 659 (W. Va. 1995)
Rankin v. Pullen, 516 S.E.2d 501 (W. Va. 1999)
Interstate Traffic Control v. Beverage, 101 F. Supp. 2d 445 (S.D. W. Va. 2000)
Trafalgar House Const., Inc., et al. v. ZMM, Inc., et al., 567 S.E.2d, 294 (Sup. Crt. W. Va. 2002)