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Spilman Elects Five New Members
January 06, 2020
Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that Kelly J. Kimble, Travis A. Knobbe, Brienne T. Marco, Joseph V. Schaeffer and Christina S. Terek were elected as Members of the law firm effective January 1, 2020.

Kimble is based in the firm's Morgantown, West Virginia office. She is a seasoned and accomplished trial lawyer with experience handling a wide variety of plaintiff and defense litigation. She has regularly represented clients in matters involving professional liability, employment law, asbestos litigation, commercial litigation, and general torts, with her current practice focused primarily on collections.

Knobbe is based in Spilman's Pittsburgh office. His primary areas of practice are general commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy litigation, and appellate litigation. He has taken jury trials to verdict in construction litigation and securities litigation. He also has taken numerous multi-day bench trials to verdict in bankruptcy, commercial, and creditors’ rights litigation.

Marco splits her time between the firm's Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Charleston, West Virginia offices. Her practice focuses on commercial transactions with an emphasis on serving health care, banking and finance, and industrial clients. She advises clients regarding contractual matters, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. She also has served as outside general counsel for numerous clients throughout her career. 

Schaeffer is based in Spilman's Morgantown, West Virginia office. He is an experienced trial and appellate litigator who has assisted public and private-sector clients in a wide range of complex matters. Among other representations, he has helped clients protect contract rights, challenge unlawful land use restrictions, and prevent unconstitutional applications of eminent domain.

Terek is based in the firm's Wheeling, West Virginia office. Her primary area of practice is litigation, including toxic tort, oil and gas matters, employment discrimination, premises liability, deliberate intent, commercial litigation, trust litigation, medical malpractice, land rights, and product liability, including pharmaceutical products and medical devices.

About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, super-regional law firm serving local, regional, national and international businesses. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Roanoke, Virginia.

Kelly J. Kimble
304.291.7939 Brienne T. Marco