CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly PLLC has received national first-tier rankings in mining law and natural resources law. This is according to the recently-released U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

In addition, the following practice groups were ranked tier one in Charleston: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law, Labor Law – Management, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mediation, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Tax Law, Water Law and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

In Colorado, the firm was honored with tier one rankings in Energy Law.

In Lexington, Ky., the firm received tier one rankings in: Construction Law, Environmental Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

In Morgantown, the firm received tier one rankings in the following categories: Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Public Finance Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates Law and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

The firm’s Pittsburgh office had first tier rankings in Mining Law and Natural Resources Law.

These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 80 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 118 major legal practice areas. National and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” standalone publication.

Jackson Kelly PLLC is a national law firm representing leading global corporations, national companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in areas of law such as environmental, business, labor and employment, federal and state workers’ compensation, civil litigation and occupational safety and health. The firm has offices in Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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