HUNTINGTON - Huddleston Bolen LLP announced today that Dan Earl was unanimously chosen by its partners to serve as the law firm’s first Managing Partner. In this role, he will function as the firm’s chief executive officer.

Tom Gilpin, chair of the firm’s management committee, praised the selection. “It has been my pleasure to work with Dan for more than 20 years. I look forward to working closely with him, and as a partner in the firm, I’m excited to see where he leads us,” he said.

“In addition to providing excellent legal services to our clients, Dan has played key roles in the management of our firm for many years and has proven himself a highly effective leader,” said Dick Bolen, partner in the firm. “He is the next generation of leader in a firm that traces its roots back over 140 years. We are confident that he will guide the firm to unparalleled success,” Bolen said.

One of the region’s leading commercial lawyers, Earl’s legal practice is focused on the formation, operation and disposition of business organizations and commercial disputes. His clients include individuals and groups in a variety of business sectors, including banking, healthcare, manufacturing, and insurance. His accomplishments in Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions have been acknowledged in the publication, Best Lawyers, since 2010.

“I am honored that my friends and partners have placed their trust in me. I will work to ensure that we continue to provide exceptional legal services, meet the highest standards of our profession, and remain a vital member of the communities in which we live. ” Earl said.

Huddleston Bolen LLP is a leading regional law firm with over 50 attorneys practicing in Huntington and Charleston in West Virginia and Ashland and Louisville in Kentucky. The firm represents global corporations, companies, small businesses, and individuals in West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Maryland. For more information about Huddleston Bolen, visit the firm’s websites at

More News