CHARLESTON -- Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love has been named a "Go-To Law Firm" for the second consecutive year by Corporate Counsel magazine, which conducted a survey of the general counsel at the top 500 companies in the United States.

Bowles Rice was recognized in the areas of Litigation and Labor and Employment Law.

"Bowles Rice is honored to once again be named a 'go-to law firm' by our clients," said Thomas A. Heywood, managing partner of Bowles Rice. "This recognition is an affirmation of our continued commitment to provide our clients with the best possible advocacy, counsel, leadership and service."

Bowles Rice is a regional law firm with more than 120 attorneys and seven offices: Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown and Parkersburg in West Virginia; Lexington, Ky.; and Winchester, Va.

FORTUNE magazine will publish The Go-To Law Firms of the World's Leading Companies in April 2009.

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