Albert

Cappellanti

Dobbs

Dunbar

Flannery

Foster

Huffman

Little

McJunkin

McLusky

Snyder

Southworth

Wolfe

Eros

Roeder

CHARLESTON -- Forty-nine Jackson Kelly lawyers, representing a cross section of the firm's practice groups and offices, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Fifteen of the 49 Jackson Kelly attorneys named this year represent more than ten consecutive years of recognition by Best Lawyers. Many other Jackson Kelly lawyers named this year have appeared on the list previously.

Best Lawyers (www.bestlawyers.com) is a leading national benchmark of legal counsel published by the Woodward and White Corporation. The 2007 edition is based on extensive peer-review survey. Some 16,000 leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed.

Attorneys chosen by Best Lawyers are assessed according to their respective specialties. Jackson Kelly attorneys are featured in 32 of the 57 separate disciplines with Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Workers Compensation, Environmental and Corporate Law featuring the most multiple Jackson Kelly citations.

Here is the list of Jackson Kelly attorneys honored, along with their practice areas:

CHARLESTON OFFICE

Michael A. Albert**, Corporate Law and Energy Law

David A. Barnette, Antitrust Law, Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law

Kathy G. Beckett*, Environmental Law

Robert J. Busse, Workers' Compensation Law

Christopher L. Callas, Energy Law and Public Finance Law

Ellen S. Cappellanti**, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Real Estate Law

Stephen R. Crislip, Legal Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation

William F. Dobbs Jr.**, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Charles D. Dunbar**, Banking Law and Corporate Law

A. L. Emch, Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation

David M. Flannery**, Environmental Law

Robert D. Fluharty, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law and Real Estate Law

Michael D. Foster**, Employee Benefits Law

Samme L. Gee, Corporate Law and Public Finance Law

Timothy E. Huffman**, Workers' Compensation Law

Thomas J. Hurney Jr., Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation

Cheryl H. Ledbetter, Labor and Employment Law

Barbara D. Little**, Environmental Law

Charles W. Loeb Jr., Corporate Law

Elizabeth O. Lord, Corporate Law and Securities Law

J. Rudy Martin, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Insurance Law

Thomas N. McJunkin**, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law

Robert G. McLusky**, Environmental Law, Mining Law and Natural Resources Law

Ann B. Rembrandt*, Workers' Compensation Law

Dennis C. Sauter, Commercial Litigation

Al Sebok, Labor and Employment Law

Douglas A. Smoot, Workers' Compensation Law

James R. Snyder**, Environmental Law

Louis S. Southworth II**, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Tax Law

Kenneth E. Tawney*, Oil & Gas Law

James W. Thomas, Health Care Law

Michael B. Victorson, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation

Roger A. Wolfe**, Labor and Employment Law

CLARKSBURG OFFICE

Marcia A. Broughton, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates

Mary Jane Curran, Workers' Compensation Law

DENVER, COLO., OFFICE

Laura E. Beverage, Natural Resources Law

Ronda Sandquist, Environmental Law

LEXINGTON, KY., OFFICE

Robert Duncan, Product Liability Litigation

William A. Hoskins III, Health Care Law

Jeffrey J. Yost, Tax Law

MARTINSBURG OFFICE

Mary Clare Eros**, Banking Law

E. Leslie Hoffman, White-Collar Criminal Defense

William J. Powell, White-Collar Criminal Defense

Taunja Willis-Miller, Health Care Law and Public Finance Law

MORGANTOWN OFFICE

Stephen M. LaCagnin, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Personal Injury Litigation

William S. Mattingly, Workers' Compensation Law

George E. Roeder III**, Workers' Compensation Law

WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE

Dennis Whittlesey, Gaming Law and Native American Law

WHEELING OFFICE

Larry Blalock, Labor and Employment Law

* denotes first-year listing

** denotes listed for at least 10 years

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