A native of Clarksburg, West Virginia, he received his bachelor of science degree in business administration, magna cum laude, in 1981 from the West Virginia University. He earned his law degree in 1984 from West Virginia University College of Law, where he served as lead articles editor for the West Virginia Law Review (1983-1984).
Mr. Siegrist is a member of the Kanawha County Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, the West Virginia State Bar, the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2009, he was named to Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate Law and Public Finance Law. He has also been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers in Corporate/Commercial Law - Banking & Finance. In 2013, he was named Best Lawyers’ Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year in the southern West Virginia region.