PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman practice groups, attorneys ranked in Chambers USA

By Staff reports | May 30, 2014

CHARLESTON – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC recently announced that several of its practice groups and attorneys were recognized in the 2014 Chambers USA annual directory of leading law firms and attorneys.

Chambers USA annually researches the strength and reputation of law firms and individual lawyers throughout the United States. The research process includes interviewing lawyers and their clients, including influential general counsel at Fortune 100 companies, high-profile entrepreneurs and significant purchasers of legal services. Considerable credence is given to the opinions of clients.

Spilman was ranked in the following practice areas in West Virginia:

* Corporate/Commercial

* Labor & Employment

* Litigation: General Commercial


* Natural Resources

* Real Estate

The following Spilman attorneys received excellent rankings from the interviewees and were named leading lawyers in their respective fields:

John F. Allevato: Corporate/Commercial: Tax

Michael J. Basile: Corporate/Commercial

Elizabeth A. Benedetto: Corporate/Commercial

M. Ann Bradley: Natural Resources: Environment

Kevin L. Carr: Labor & Employment

Mark E. Heath: Labor & Employment

Brian C. Helmick: Corporate/Commercial

William M. Herlihy: Natural Resources

Lee O. Hill: Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance

Eric W. Iskra: Labor & Employment

Heather Heiskell Jones: Litigation: General Commercial

Eric E. Kinder: Labor & Employment

Amy King Condaras: Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance


Neva G. Lusk: Litigation: General Commercial

Joyce F. Ofsa: Real Estate

Niall A. Paul: Litigation: General Commercial

King F. Tower: Labor & Employment

Richard M. Wallace: Labor & Employment

James A. Walls: Litigation: General Commercial

Charles L. Woody: Labor & Employment

Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, regional law firm serving local, national and international businesses. Now in its 150th year, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.

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