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62 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2017

8/15/2016

Charleston, W.Va. – Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that 62 of the firm’s attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 directory of leading attorneys.
 
The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 55,000 leading attorneys cast more than 6.7 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. More information on the research process can be found at www.bestlawyers.com.
 
The following Spilman attorneys were selected by their peers in their respective areas of practice:
 
  • John F. Allevato: Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • N.A. “Nick” Ammar, Jr.: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Andrew P. Arbogast: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Michael J. Basile: Government Relations Practice, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • H. Dill Battle III: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Elizabeth A. Benedetto: Corporate Law
  • Samuel M. Brock III: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – ERISA
  • Kevin L. Carr: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Kevin B. Cartledge: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Carl H. Cather III: Corporate Law
  • Amy King Condaras: Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law
  • James S. Crockett, Jr.: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Environmental
  • David R. Croft: Corporate Law, Tax Law
  • K. Paul Davis (Retired, Of Counsel): Corporate Law
  • F. B. Webster Day: Corporate Law, Public Finance Law
  • Larissa C. Dean: Employment Law – Management
  • Paula L. Durst: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Lee F. Feinberg: Energy Law
  • David P. Ferretti: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Elba “Bo” Gillenwater, Jr. (Retired, Of Counsel): Commercial Litigation
  • Mark E. Heath: Energy Law
  • Matthew P. Heiskell: Corporate Law
  • Carl H. Hellerstedt, Jr.: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Brian C. Helmick: Corporate Law, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law
  • Angela D. Herdman: Litigation – Insurance
  • William M. Herlihy: Corporate Law, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law
  • Lee O. Hill (Of Counsel): Corporate Law, Public Finance Law
  • Debra Lee Hovatter: Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Eric W. Iskra: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Bruce M. Jacobs: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Heather Heiskell Jones: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Eric E. Kinder: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Clifford F. Kinney, Jr.: Litigation – Construction, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Neva G. Lusk: Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Alexander Macia: Government Relations
  • Olin R. Melchionna, Jr.: Trusts and Estates
  • Glen A. Murphy: Litigation – Insurance
  • Joyce F. Ofsa: Real Estate Law
  • Paul G. Papadopoulos – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Tax Law
  • Don C. A. Parker: Insurance Law
  • Niall A. Paul: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Peter M. Pearl: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Sharon L. “Shari” Potter: Commercial Litigation
  • Peter R. Rich: Employment Law – Management
  • Susan J. Riggs: Utilities Law
  • Stephanie U. Roberts Eaton: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David L. Robertson: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
  • Edward W. Rugeley III: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Ronald W. Schuler: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • David B. Shapiro: Corporate Law
  • Douglas T. Stark: Commercial Litigation
  • Dale W. Steager: Tax Law
  • Ward D. “Jerry” Stone, Jr.: Real Estate Law
  • John R. Teare, Jr.: Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Robert H. Wall: Tax Law
  • James A. Walls: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Karin L. Weingart: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Hugh B. Wellons: Banking and Finance Law, Biotechnology Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • John C. “Max” Wilkinson: Environmental Law
  • Derrick Price Williamson: Energy Law
  • Charles L. Woody: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • David L. Yaussy: Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
 
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, regional law firm serving local, regional, national and international clients. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Roanoke, Virginia.


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