Casey Baker

Assistant Professor


Casey W. Baker serves as Assistant Professor of Legal Environment in the Department of Accountancy and Legal Environment at the Lewis College of Business. He teaches topics such as legal environment of business and business law, government regulation, health care law, and entrepreneurial law. His research covers a variety of commercial and corporate law topics, including debt collection and bankruptcy, corporate governance, securities, ethics, tax, and regulation. In addition, Professor Baker maintains a law practice in West Virginia and Ohio, focusing on governance and transactional matters for small business and not-for-profit organizations.

JD, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2008
BBA, Ohio University, 2005
Best Presentation, Third Place, LCOB Spring Research Day, Lewis College of Business, April 2018
Super Lawyers West Virginia Rising Star in Banking Law, 2013
Ironton Tribune Lawrence County Citizen of the Year, 2011
Ohio State Bar Foundation District 8 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under, 2011
Lawrence County (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce Young Professional of the Year, 2010
McKinney, R. E., Baker, C. W., Shao, L. P., & Forrest, J. Y. L. (Forthcoming 2021). Cryptocurrency: Utility determines conceptual classification despite regulatory uncertainty. Intellectual Property and Technology Law Review.
Baker, C. W. (2020). Attorney-client sexual relationships in the #MeToo era: Understanding current state approaches and working towards a better rule. Southwestern Law Review, 49(2), 243-270.
Baker, C. W. (2020). Tax law and 100 years of New York Giants season tickets: A multifaceted analysis of one fan’s fortune. Sports Lawyers Journal, 27, forthcoming.
McKinney, R. E., & Baker, C. W. (2020). Indigent defense in West Virginia: An historical look at public defender services. West Virginia Law Review (West Virginia University), forthcoming.
Baker, C. W. (2019). Marijuana’s continuing illegality and investors’ securities fraud problem: The doctrines of Unclean Hands and In Pari Delicto. Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law, 12(1/4), 93-118.
Baker, C. W. (2019). Abuse prevention or consumer protection: Trends in consumer bankruptcy filings and state-level wage garnishment exemptions post-BAPCPA. Business & Bankrupty Law Journal, 6, 1.
LE 207: Legal Environment of Business
LE 351: Legal Aspts. Health Care Organization
LE 366: Entrep. Law & Ethics
LE 691: Government Business Relationships
Banking and financial markets, Deviance and ethical behavior, Taxation, Payment systems, and Securities and market regulations
Adjunct Faculty, Ohio University, 2009 to Present
Casey W. Baker Law, LLC, Sole Practitioner, 2018 to Present
Meyers & Neville, LLC, Partner, 2014 to 2017
Huddleston Bolen LLP, Associate, 2008 to 2013