WHEELING – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has been top listed in West Virginia for Energy Law by The Best Lawyers in America for the second consecutive year.  

Best Lawyers, regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S., included 91 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorneys in its listing for 2016 and named 19 attorneys “Lawyers of the Year.”

The following Steptoe & Johnson lawyers, listed by specialty, representing the Wheeling, W.Va. office include:

Bet-the-Company Litigation

William D. Wilmoth

Commercial Litigation

Karen E. Kahle

William D. Wilmoth

Corporate Compliance Law

William D. Wilmoth

Corporate Governance Law

William D. Wilmoth

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

William D. Wilmoth

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Jamie L. Leary

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

William D. Wilmoth

Litigation - Construction

William D. Wilmoth

Litigation - ERISA

Sara E. Hauptfuehrer

Jamie L. Leary

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

William D. Wilmoth


Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

William D. Wilmoth


Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Karen E. Kahle

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Karen E. Kahle

William D. Wilmoth

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Karen E. Kahle

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey.  Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Steptoe & Johnson is a U.S. law firm with more than 325 attorneys in 15 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.steptoe-johnson.com 

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