Gina Fantasia

Capuder Fantasia PLLC
Real Estate, Mediation
1543 Fairmont Avenue
Suite 207
Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

304-333-5261

ADA, Business, Discrimination, Labor, Libel/Defamation, Non Compete, Real Estate, Sexual Harassment, Trade Secrets, Wage and Hour, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

Ms. Fantasia's cases include corporate, real estate and transactional matters, including business formation, contract preparation, representation of lenders in commercial and residential real estate transactions, as well as consultation on human resources and employment matters.

She has represented clients in a full range of corporate legal matters, including regulatory compliance; contract review and compliance; real estate purchase, financing and leasing matters; and insurance and risk management matters. She has served as coverage and monitoring counsel for primary, excess and reinsurance companies, and has also been responsible for defense and appeal of premises liability cases..

Background

Ms. Fantasia is licensed to practice law in both Texas (since 1988) and West Virginia (since 1998). Ms. Fantasia
lived and practiced law (since 1988) in Houston, Texas until she and her husband,
Drew Capuder, moved to West
Virginia.

Ms. Fantasia is AV-Rated by
Martindale-Hubbell.

Board Memberships and Civic Organizations


  • Director, West Virginia Small Business Development Center Advisory Board

  • Director, Fairmont State College Foundation

  • Former
    Director, Hope Inc.

  • Former
    Director, Main Street Fairmont

  • Formerly President, Board of Directors, United Way of Marion County

  • Former
    Secretary, Board of Directors, Friends of High Gate

  • Former
    Vice Chair - Legislative Programs Division, Marion County Chamber of Commerce

  • Former
    Affiliate Leadership Counsel, West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation



Attorney Bar Memberships and Organizations

West Virginia


  • West Virginia State Bar (
    since 1998)

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Forth Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West
    Virginia

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West
    Virginia

  • Marion County Bar Association


Texas


  • State Bar of Texas (
    since 1988)

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas



Other Professional Activities


  • Member
    , Association of Corporate Counsel, Small Law Department Committee;

  • American Bar Association;

  • The Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia;

  • Formerly Board Certified (Civil Appellate Law), by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • Formerly served as Fourth Circuit Editor for Defense Research Institute’s quarterly publication,
    Certworthy;

  • Formerly on Editorial Board for Houston Bar Association’s monthly magazine, The Houston Lawyer;

  • Formerly Special Assistant Disciplinary Counsel for State Bar of Texas;

  • Formerly on Houston Bar Association Campaign for the Homeless Committee and Lawyers for Literacy
    Committee




 Teaching


  • Ms. Fantasia is currently an Adjunct Professor at Fairmont State University, teaching in the School of
    Business.



Education


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence,
    University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas (1988); Top 25% of Class;
    Order of Barristers; Board of Advocates; Phi Delta Phi; Selected for 1987 TYLA Moot Court Team;
    Selected for 1987 Jessup International Law Moot Court Team; Selected for 1986 Thelen-Marrin Mock
    Trial Team; Selected for 1986 ABA Moot Court Team
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, with a major in Industrial-Personnel Psychology, and a minor in Business
    Administration, Fairmont State University (then Fairmont State College), 1977
Welcome to Capuder Fantasia PLLC


We are an AV-rated (by Martindale-Hubbell) law firm serving businesses and individuals in Fairmont, Clarksburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Charleston, and surrounding areas in West Virginia, concentrating on employment litigation & consulting, mediation, real estate, health care industry litigation & licensing issues, and business litigation and consulting.


Our attorneys, Drew Capuder and Gina Fantasia, offer a combined 47 years of legal experience in federal and state courts in West Virginia and Texas, at both the trial and appellate levels

Publications
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Description: Co-author and presenter, Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Export Compliance, at Association of Corporate Counsel 2005 Annual Meeting Co-author, Preservation of Non-Charge Trial Error (State Bar of Texas, 1997 Advanced Civil Trial Seminar)