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Spilman Recognized in Chambers USA 2021
May 20, 2021
Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that several of the firm’s practice groups and attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, a directory of leading law firms and attorneys published annually.

Chambers and Partners annually researches the strength and reputation of law firms and individual lawyers across the globe. The research process for the United States includes interviewing lawyers and their clients, including influential general counsel at Fortune 100 companies, high-profile entrepreneurs and significant purchasers of legal services. Considerable credence is given to the opinions of clients. Additional information can be found at

Spilman was ranked in the following practice areas in West Virginia:
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Healthcare
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

The following Spilman attorneys were named leading lawyers in their respective fields:
  • John F. Allevato – Tax
  • Michael J. Basile – Corporate/Commercial
  • Elizabeth A. Benedetto –  Banking & Finance
  • Kevin L. Carr –  Labor & Employment
  • David P. Ferretti – Healthcare
  • William M. Herlihy –  Energy & Natural Resources
  • Eric W. Iskra –  Labor & Employment
  • Heather Heiskell Jones –  Litigation: General Commercial
  • Eric E. Kinder –  Labor & Employment
  • Neva G. Lusk –  Litigation: General Commercial
  • Joyce F. Ofsa –  Real Estate
  • Nicholas S. Preservati – Energy & Natural Resources
  • James A. Walls –  Litigation: General Commercial
  • David L. Yaussy –  Environment
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; Roanoke, Virginia; and Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, please visit

Banking & Finance Law Corporate & Business Law Energy Law Environmental Law Federal Taxation Health Care Law Labor & Employment Law Litigation Natural Resources Real Estate John F. Allevato
304.340.3885 Michael J. Basile
304.340.3854 Elizabeth A. Benedetto
304.340.3861 Kevin L. Carr
304.340.3877 David P. Ferretti
304.340.3859 William M. Herlihy
304.340.3838 Eric W. Iskra
304.340.3875 Heather Heiskell Jones
304.340.3842 Eric E. Kinder
304.340.3893 Neva G. Lusk
304.340.3866 Nicholas S. Preservati
304.720.3437 James A. Walls
304.291.7947 David L. Yaussy