CHARLESTON – To meet client growth in the state of Ohio, Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins PLLC (www.lgcr.com) has hired Paul N. Garinger as its newest associate and the first attorney from the firm to be located exclusively in the Buckeye State. He will provide legal services to the firm’s oil and natural gas clients, among others.

Garinger comes to LGCR after have worked for the past seven years as an attorney with Reminger Co., L.P.A. in Columbus, Ohio. He has provided a variety of legal services and litigated on a number of areas pertinent to natural gas industry: title, lease, permitting, pipeline work and environmental matters. Garinger also represented a multinational oil and natural gas company in a large-scale federally regulated pipeline project across the State of Ohio and aided financial institutions in consumer banking disputes under federal and state regulations

During his legal career, Garinger has represented employers before state and federal courts and state and federal administrative agencies such as the Ohio Department of Labor, Ohio Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Ohio Civil Rights Commission.

Garinger earned his J.D. from the The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a B.A. in Economics from the Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. He also has completed three years of graduate work towards his Economics Ph.D. from Cornell University. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Federal circuits.

He is a member of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association, International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and Federal Bar Association. Garinger has been recognized as one of Ohio’s Rising Stars for 2012 by Super Lawyers magazine.

“Lewis Glasser has been experiencing rapid increase in legal work from among our clients in the state of Ohio, and we are pleased to have such an outstanding and bright associate join our firm,” said Nick Casey, managing member. “Paul brings to our law firm not only a strong background of the legal environment in Ohio but also extensive connections. He will be a tremendous addition for our clients.”

The law firm has offices in Charleston and Morgantown and will be opening an office in Ohio in 2013.

For more information about Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins, go to: www.lgcr.com.

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