—Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that Director of Public Policy Jane L. Cline
recently received The Shannon Award, the Independent Insurance Agents of West Virginia’s highest honor.
According to the organization, Cline was awarded this distinction in recognition for stabilizing, stimulating and expanding the West Virginia insurance market as Commissioner of Insurance of West Virginia and president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Cline served as Commissioner of Insurance of West Virginia for 10 years. In that position, she was responsible for regulating the insurance market in the state and gained unparalleled knowledge of the insurance industry on the national and international levels. She served as president of the NAIC in 2010.
At Spilman, Cline is a key leader of the public policy advocacy and reform group
and the government relations group
. She collaborates with Spilman attorneys to deliver valuable, customized services in these areas.
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, regional law firm serving local, national and international businesses. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.