With 40 years of experience counseling and serving clients as a WV business and commercial lawyer, Wesley F. Agee is an important part of the Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC family. As a WV profit and non-profit business lawyer, he counsels and represents a variety of entities including corporations, general and limited partnerships, professional corporations, limited liability companies, and sole proprietorships.
Wes provides a comprehensive range of services for individuals as well as large and closely held or family businesses. He offers years of experience in the areas of formation of new business entities and facilitating mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. Wes also provides advice and counsel on business planning and operations, employment agreements, contracts, local and state business taxation, ownership, family transfers, zoning, subdivision, and other land use questions.
Wes is active in the local civic community. His contributions include serving on the Board of Directors of Riverview Manor, Inc., as trustee of the First Presbyterian Church Foundation, and more recently as a City of Huntington, WV Municipal Parking Board Member.
Wes is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating for an attorney. When he is not serving his clients or local communities, Wes enjoys travelling with his wife and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He and his wife have visited many places—from Antartica to Africa—and keep a global map with red pins to their travels.
Wes values the trust and relationships he has built with his clients over the years and enjoys partnering with people to solve the problems that inevitably arise in the course of managing a business. He is a seasoned WV business and commercial lawyer you can trust to work with you in all of your legal business needs.
J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1979
Moot Court Board
B.S., Wake Forest University, 1976
Professional and Community Activities:
Member, American Bar Association, 1979 to Present
Member, The West Virginia State Bar, 1979 to Present
Member, Cabell County Bar Association, 1979 to Present
Participant, WV Legal Services Plan, Pro Bono Referral Project, 1997 to 1999
Board of Directors, Riverview Manor, Inc., 2008 to Present
City of Huntington, WV Municipal Parking Board, Member, 2017 to Present
Member, 1993 to Present
Trustee, First Presbyterian Church Foundation, 2006 to Present
Member, 2008 to 2012
Usher, 1995 to 2012
Member, Finance Committee, 2016 to Present
Guyan Golf and Country Club, Member, 1993 to Present
Member, 1979 to Present
Board of Governors, 2014 to Present
Membership Committee, 1986 to 1990
Co-Chairman, Open Door Campaign, 1988 to 1990
Board of Directors, The Frederick Holding Company, 2018 to Present
Coach and Board of Directors, Ashland, KY Minor and Little League Baseball, 1990 to 1993
Recognitions and Awards:
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating since 2011
The Best Lawyers in America©, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2013 to 2019
John H. Deakin Award for Outstanding Service, Marshall University HELP Program, 2005
Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to Indigent Clients, West Virginia Legal Services Plan, Pro Bono Referral Project, 1998
Participant and Graduate, Leadership Tri-State, 1986
- Business and Commercial
- Commercial Real Estate and Financing