CHARLESTON -- Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC is pleased to announce the firm has joined World Services Group (WSG) as an exclusive West Virginia law firm member.
WSG is a global membership association whose members are among the top providers of professional business services. There are more than 130 member firms representing worldwide clients. Members operate in more than 115 countries and throughout the United States.
This global network provides access to the services of other members. The purpose is to provide a local, national, regional and global forum for communication, information exchange, networking, and identification of business expansion opportunities. This is accomplished through peer-to-peer networking, professional development and annual conferences.
Members are selected based on strict objective standards established by the Board of Directors including:
* Being among the leading local, national or international business in their service area
* Having the highest professional reputation within the professional community
* Having unparalleled depth of practical experience in their region
"I am pleased to welcome Spilman Thomas & Battle as the law firm member for West Virginia," WSG Chairman Peter Bartless said. "As a firm with 140 years in practice, Spilman Thomas & Battle is a proven leader in the legal profession.
"Their membership will provide WSG members and clients access to important resources and expertise, not only in the state of West Virginia, but also within the region. Their membership further strengthens WSG as the association of leading professional services firms."
According to Eric W. Iskra, Spilman's member in charge of Client Relations, membership in WSG fulfills one of the firm's goals.
"We have experienced and seen the results and benefits of expansive networking partnerships such as DuPont's Primary Law Firm Network," Iskra said. "After researching the opportunity to join WSG, we could only come to one conclusion -– that membership would reap huge benefits for our clients.
"We are also pleased that this network does not limit us to the West Virginia boundaries, but allows our clients to benefit throughout our region."
Spilman Thomas & Battle offers a full-service legal practice with locations in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling in West Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.