Spilman Expands Law Practice in Charleston
August 28, 2011
Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle announced today that three attorneys have joined its Charleston, W.Va. office.
Kate Sturdivant Gibson will practice primarily in labor and employment law, assisting with general matters in these areas. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from North Carolina Central University and her J.D., cum laude, from University of Richmond School of Law. She previously worked as a student extern for the litigation/ labor & employment section of the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia.
Rebecca D. Hardy’s primary area of practice is general litigation. She will assist with research, pleadings, discovery and trial preparation. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Saint Michael’s College and her J.D., magna cum laude, from University of Richmond School of Law. She previously worked as a judicial intern to The Honorable Robert E. Payne, U.S. District Court, Richmond, Va.
Sarah B. Patterson will practice in consumer finance litigation. She will assist with research, pleadings, discovery and trial preparation in this area of law. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Hamilton College and her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law. She was recently employed at WVU College of Law as a teaching assistant, focused upon legal research and writing.
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.