PERSONNEL FILE: 51 Jackson Kelly lawyers listed in Best Lawyers In America

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 17, 2007

CHARLESTON -- Fifty-one Jackson Kelly lawyers, representing a cross-section of the firm's practice groups and offices, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2008 edition of Woodward & White's The Best Lawyers in America.

CHARLESTON -- Fifty-one Jackson Kelly lawyers, representing a cross-section of the firm's practice groups and offices, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2008 edition of Woodward & White's The Best Lawyers in America.

Additionally, the Firm's Workers' Compensation practice was "Top Listed," with more lawyers listed in Woodward & White's The Best Lawyers In America (2008) than any other firm in the nation.

Other "Top Listings" were given to: Corporate Law, Environmental Law Personal Injury Litigation, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Litigation.

The following lists the Jackson Kelly practices, offices and attorney's recognized in the publication:

Practice Groups

* Ranked No. 1 in the US in Workers' Compensation Law with 8 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in West Virginia in Corporate Law with 7 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in West Virginia in Environmental Law with 5 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in West Virginia in Personal Injury Litigation with 6 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in West Virginia in Workers' Compensation Law with 8 attorneys.

Offices

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston with 36 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Corporate Law with 7 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Energy Law with 4 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Environmental Law with 5 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Labor and Employment Law with 4 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Personal Injury Litigation with 5 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Charleston in Workers' Compensation Law with 4 attorneys.

* Ranked No. 1 in Martinsburg with 4 attorneys.

Lawyers

Charleston

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

* Kathy G. Beckett, Environmental Law

* Robert J. Busse, Workers' Compensation Law

* Christopher L. Callas, Energy Law, Public Finance Law

* Ellen S. Cappellanti (Listed for at least 10 years), Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law

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

* William F. Dobbs Jr. (Listed for at least 10 years), Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

* Charles D. Dunbar (Listed for at least 10 years), Banking Law, Corporate Law

* Alvin L. Emch, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation

* David M. Flannery (Listed for at least 10 years), Environmental Law

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

* Michael D. Foster (Listed for at least 10 years), Employee Benefits Law

* Samme L. Gee, Corporate Law, Public Finance Law

* Gary W. Hart (Listed for the first time this year), Personal Injury Litigation

* Timothy E. Huffman (Listed for at least 10 years), Workers' Compensation Law

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

* Cheryl H. Ledbetter, Labor and Employment Law

* Barbara D. Little (Listed for at least 10 years), Environmental Law

* Charles W. Loeb Jr., Corporate Law

* Elizabeth O. Lord, Corporate Law, Securities Law

* Erin E. Magee (Listed for the first time this year), Labor and Employment Law

* John A. Mairs (Listed for the first time this year), Tax Law

* J. Rudy Martin, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law, International Arbitration

* Thomas N. McJunkin (Listed for at least 10 years), Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law

* Robert G. McLusky (Listed for at least 10 years), Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law

* Ann B. Rembrandt, Workers' Compensation Law

* Dennis C. Sauter, Commercial Litigation

* Al F. Sebok, Labor and Employment Law

* Douglas A. Smoot, Workers' Compensation Law

* James R. Snyder (Listed for at least 10 years), Environmental Law

* Louis S. Southworth II (Listed for at least 10 years), Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law

* Kenneth E. Tawney, Oil & Gas Law

* James W. Thomas, Health Care Law

* Robert Tweel (Listed for the first time this year), Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law

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

* Roger A. Wolfe (Listed for at least 10 years), Labor and Employment Law

Clarksburg

* Marcia A. Broughton, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

* Mary Jane Brown, Workers' Compensation Law

Denver

* Laura E. Beverage, Natural Resources Law

* Ronda Sandquist, Environmental Law

Lexington

* Robert F. Duncan, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation

* William A. Hoskins III, Health Care Law

* Jeffrey J. Yost, Tax Law

Martinsburg

* E. Leslie Hoffman, White-Collar Criminal Defense

* William J. Powell, White-Collar Criminal Defense

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

Morgantown

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

* William S. Mattingly, Workers' Compensation Law

* George E. Roeder III (Listed for at least 10 years), Workers' Compensation Law

* Kathy L. Snyder (Listed for the first time this year), Workers' Compensation Law

Wheeling

* Larry W. Blalock, Labor and Employment Law

Best Lawyers is considered by many in law to be one of the best lawyer-rating publications in the United States. Some 24,000 attorneys from throughout the country participated in this year's process and cast more than a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their areas of specialization.

With roots dating back to 1822, Jackson Kelly is the oldest and largest law firm based in West Virginia. Jackson Kelly has offices in Charleston, Clarksburg, Martinsburg, Morgantown, New Martinsville, and Wheeling in West Virginia; as well as from offices in: Denver, Colo.; Lexington, Ky.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit the firm's Web site at www.jacksonkelly.com.

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