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Sam Petsonk currently works in his own private practice, where he focuses on labor and employment law, workplace safety and health, black lung benefits, retirees’ rights, the rights of people in recovery, and class action lawsuits to assist workers following layoffs. He was also the past president of the West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association. In 2013, he helped launched the Miner Safety and Health Project at Mountain State Justice from the Skadden Fellowship he received. Sam graduated from Washington & Lee University School of Law.
Isaac Sponaugle is currently a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, having been elected first in 2012, and he currently serves as the Assistant Minority Whip. He represents parts of Pendleton and Hardy counties and is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Law. He is also the current chairman of the Pendleton County Democratic Executive Committee. Isaac manages his own law firm, Sponaugle and Sponaugle, specializing in personal injury cases.