PERSONNEL FILE: 28 Spilman attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers

CHARLESTON -– The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle recently announced that 28 of its attorneys were recognized by 2012 Super Lawyers. The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research. After receiving excellent reviews, the following Spilman attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list for their respective fields: * Paul M. Black: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights * M. Ann Bradley: Environmental * Samuel M. Brock III: Employment & Labor * Kevin L. Carr: Employment & Labor * James S. Crockett Jr.: Business Litigation * William M. Herlihy: Energy & Natural Resources * Elliot G. Hicks: General Litigation * Eric W. Iskra: Employment & Labor * Bruce M. Jacobs: Business Litigation * Eric E. Kinder: Employment & Labor * Clifford F. Kinney Jr.: Class Action/Mass Torts * Neva G. Lusk: Civil Litigation Defense * Joyce F. Ofsa: Real Estate * Don C.A. Parker: Insurance Coverage * Niall A. Paul: Class Actions/Mass Torts * Sharon L. Potter: General Litigation * King F. Tower: Employment & Labor * James A. Walls: Business Litigation * Charles L. Woody: Employment & Labor Additionally, the following Spilman attorneys were named to the 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in their respective fields: * R. Christopher Anderson: Energy & Natural Resources * Alyesha P. Asghar: Employment & Labor * Angela L. Beblo: Consumer Law * Amy King Condaras: Bonds/Government Finance * Kelly B. Griffith: General Litigation * Grant P.H. Shuman: General Litigation * Ellen J. Vance: Employment & Labor * Joanne M. Vella Kirby: General Litigation * Richard M. Wallace: Employment & Labor 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

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