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Luke’s Contact Information

304.230.6632 Tel
304.230.6610 Fx


Luke’s Secretary

Evelyn Minch


Luke Schmitt joined Flaherty in 2012 and has been a practicing litigation attorney since 2008. He primarily focuses on defending health care professionals in medical negligence actions and other aspects of health care law.  Luke also practices in commercial/general litigation, workplace liability, and construction litigation.

“My clients are inspiring individuals – people who dedicate their careers and lives to helping others – I’m passionate about working with and advocating for them.”

Outside of work, Luke can be found spending time with his wife, Nicole, and children, Beau and Ava. Luke is a native of Wheeling and is extremely enthusiastic about his hometown and State.

Practice Concentrations

  • Medical Professional Liability
  • Commercial/General Litigation
  • Deliberate Intent
  • Banking/Financial Services



  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2008)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Finance, West Virginia University, College of Business & Economics (2005)


Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Ohio State Bar
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia


Professional Involvement

  • Member, West Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel
  • Former Treasurer, Ohio County Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
  • Board of Directors, Holy Family Child Care & Development Center

Awards & Honors

  • Listed, West Virginia Rising Stars, 2017 – 2018
  • Order of the Coif
  • Beta Gamma Sigma; and Golden Key International Honour Society