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26 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by W.Va. & Va. Super Lawyers
June 14, 2013
Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that 26 of its attorneys were recognized in the 2013 edition of West Virginia and Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine. This number represents a remarkably high proportion of Spilman honorees when compared to the overall percentage of lawyers recognized by the selection process within each state.

No more than 5 percent of a state’s lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers list, and less than 2.5 percent of a state’s lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list. Fifteen percent of West Virginia and Virginia-based Spilman attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list, and 8 percent were named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

The following Spilman attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list for their respective fields:
  • Paul M. Black: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Samuel M. Brock, III:  Employment & Labor
  • Kevin L. Carr:  Employment & Labor
  • James S. Crockett, Jr.:  Business Litigation
  • William M. Herlihy:  Energy & Natural Resources
  • Elliot G. Hicks:  General Litigation
  • Eric W. Iskra:  Employment & Labor
  • Bruce M. Jacobs:  Business Litigation
  • Eric E. Kinder:  Employment & Labor
  • Neva G. Lusk:  Civil Litigation Defense
  • Joyce F. Ofsa:  Real Estate
  • Don C.A. Parker:  Insurance Coverage
  • Niall A. Paul:  Class Actions
  • Sharon L. Potter:  General Litigation
  • King F. Tower: Employment & Labor
  • James A. Walls:  Business Litigation
  • Charles L. Woody:  Employment & Labor
Additionally, the following Spilman attorneys were named to the West Virginia and Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 list in their respective fields:
  • Andrew P. Arbogast:  Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Angela L. Beblo:  Consumer Law
  • Amy King Condaras:  Bonds/Government Finance
  • Alyesha Asghar Dotson:  Employment & Labor
  • Kelly B. Griffith:  General Litigation
  • Carrie M. Harris:  Employment & Labor
  • Grant P.H. Shuman:  General Litigation
  • Ellen J. Vance:  Employment & Labor
  • Richard M. Wallace:  Employment & Labor
The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel. Methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research.
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service law firm with more than 140 attorneys. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.

Andrew P. Arbogast
304.340.3869 Samuel M. Brock III
304.340.3888 Kevin L. Carr
304.340.3877 James S. Crockett Jr.
304.340.3824 Carrie H. Grundmann
336.631.1051 William M. Herlihy
304.340.3838 Eric W. Iskra
304.340.3875 Bruce M. Jacobs
304.340.3863 Eric E. Kinder
304.340.3893 Neva G. Lusk
304.340.3866 Joyce Fleming Ofsa
304.340.3847 Don C. A. Parker
304.340.3896 Ellen J. Vance
304.357.4474 James A. Walls
304.291.7947 Charles L. Woody
304.340.3862 Niall A. Paul