PotterCHARLESTON -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that James S. Crockett Jr. and Sharon L. Potter were inducted as Fellows into the Litigation Counsel of America. The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of attorneys in the United States. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation and superior ethical reputation. More information on the LCA and its selection process can be found atwww.trialcounsel.org. Crockett, a member in Spilman's Charleston office, is a member of The Battle Group, the firm's high-stakes litigation strike force. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business torts, coal litigation, environmental litigation and bankruptcy litigation. He is admitted to practice in West Virginia and Virginia. Potter, a member in the firm's Wheeling office, is also a member of The Battle Group. She focuses her practice on general litigation and white-collar criminal defense. She is admitted to practice in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Spilman, Potter served as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia. 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. For more information, visit www.spilmanlaw.com.