PERSONNEL FILE: Bentz joins Dinsmore & Shohl

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 7, 2007


CHARLESTON -- Jill Cranston Bentz has joined Dinsmore & Shohl LLP as a Partner in the Government Relations, Insurance, Litigation and Health Care Practice Groups.

She will practice in the firm's Charleston office.

Bentz brings to the Firm extensive legislative and administrative government relations and health care litigation experience. She played a key role in the passage of West Virginia's comprehensive insurance and civil justice reform legislation in 2005.

She currently serves as President of the West Virginia Insurance Federation and is the lead lobbyist for the property and casualty insurance industry in West Virginia. She also maintains an active health care litigation practice. She regularly speaks to groups about insurance and civil justice issues.

She received her J.D. from the West Virginia University College of law (1997) and her B.A. from the University of Kentucky (1994).

Dinsmore & Shohl is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys who counsel clients on a local, regional, national and international basis. The firm has offices in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Charleston and Morgantown, West Virginia.

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