– The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that Nathan B. Atkinson
, member in the firm’s Winston-Salem
, N.C. office, was recently recognized by Super Lawyers®. After receiving excellent reviews from his peers, he was named to the “Rising Stars 2012” list for Environmental Litigation.
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. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. The methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research.
In addition to environmental litigation, Atkinson’s practice encompasses complex toxic tort litigation
, chemical exposure and water contamination litigation, and complex multi-party cases. He is also a member of The Battle Group
, Spilman’s high-stakes litigation strike force. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Atkinson is admitted to practice in North Carolina and West Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and his law degree from Mercer University. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association and the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Board.
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.