WHEELING -– Mark E. Kinley of the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of experienced and effective litigators throughout the United States, which represents less than one-half of 1 percent of American lawyers.
Fellowship in the LCA is limited and by invitation only. Kinley has focused his more than 20 years of practice in the area of general insurance defense litigation.
Kinley received his legal education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was Senior Editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce and was published in Volume 6, Issue 2 of that law review. He also holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from The Pennsylvania State University.
After joining Steptoe & Johnson in 1987, Kinley opened the Wheeling Office of the firm in 1994 and served as its first managing member. He and his wife, Fran, are involved in community activities in the Upper Ohio Valley and have two wonderful daughters.
Steptoe & Johnson is a business-focused firm with strengths in energy, labor, employment and litigation. It comprises more than 180 lawyers resident in seven locations throughout West Virginia and Ohio. For nearly a century, Steptoe & Johnson has demonstrated its commitment to quality, devoting personal attention, experience, skill, and resources to client focused service.
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of experienced and effective litigators throughout the United States, and represents less than one-half of 1 percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is limited and by invitation only.
LCA Fellows are deemed to be among the best trial lawyers in the American bar, who have exhibited accomplishment in litigation and trial work, and have superior ethical reputations. The composition of the Litigation Counsel of America is aggressively diverse, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.
For more information about the firm, visit http://www.steptoe-johnson.com.