Charleston -- Jackson Kelly PLLC has announced that 15 of the firm's attorneys have been named in the prestigious Chambers USA 2006 Guide: America's Leading Business Lawyers.
Chambers USA honored the following Jackson Kelly lawyers: Michael Albert, Corporate/Commercial; Chris Callas, Corporate/Commercial; Ellen Cappellanti, Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate; Michael Cimino, Litigation: General Commercial; Charles Dunbar, Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance; A. L. Emch, Litigation: General Commercial; Robert Fluharty, Real Estate: Energy & Natural Resources; Thomas Hurney, Litigation: Healthcare; Stephen LaCagnin, Litigation: General Commercial; Cheryl Ledbetter, Employment: Mainly Defendant; Charles Loeb Jr., Real Estate; Elizabeth Lord, Corporate/Commercial; Louis Southworth, Corporate/Commercial and Corporate/Commercial: Tax; Robert Tweel, Corporate/Commercial: Tax; and Roger Wolfe, Workers' Compensation.
Chambers USA also recognized Charles M. Surber, who passed away in March, as a leading Employment attorney.
In addition to being named as a leading Corporate/Commercial attorney, Callas also was identified as an "Up and Coming" attorney to watch by Chambers USA.
Additionally, Chambers USA ranked four of Jackson Kelly's practice areas among the best in West Virginia: Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Employment and Real Estate Law.
"We applaud the excellent work of these fine attorneys," Mike Foster, Assistant Managing Member of Jackson Kelly, said. "They are truly leaders in their field. This honor is also indicative of the dedication all of our attorneys have to providing excellent legal service and superior customer service to our clients."
With roots dating back to 1822, Jackson Kelly is the oldest and largest firm based in West Virginia. In addition to seven offices located throughout the state, the firm also has offices in Denver, Colo.; Lexington, Ky.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.jacksonkelly.com.