Managing Partner, Bowles Rice LLP 

Marc Monteleone became Managing Partner of Bowles Rice in 2022. He joined the firm in 1987 and has served as the firm's Chief Financial Officer, Chair of the Small Business Development Team, and a member of the Executive Committee. Marc was appointed Chair of the West Virginia Design-Build Review Board, was named a Charter Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America, and is a Past President of the Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia.  

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Marc created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Marc's pledge here

Diversity efforts at Bowles Rice include a Diversity Partner, formal and informal mentoring, and diverse recruiting. The firm is also proud that four of five administrative directors are women, including the Executive Director. 

Joined LCLD 2017 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows Nominated:
2022: Shannon Combs; 2021: Gabriele Wohl; 2020: Diana Jacobs; 2019: Ashley Hardesty Odell

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2021: Pamela Ferrell; 2019: Steven Hall; 2018: Kayla Cook

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017

Annual Meeting (2017)

Member: Marc Monteleone

Diversity Professionals: Ashley Hardesty Odell,
Steven Hall

Communications: Brook Brown