PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly Mining Practice ranked in first-tier

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 23, 2010

CHARLESTON -– Jackson Kelly was ranked in the first-tier of the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings released by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.

Of particular note, the firm's mining practice was one of only six firms ranked in the first-tier nationwide, and the only West Virginia-based firm to achieve that distinction.

In addition, the following practice groups were ranked in the first-tier in Charleston, W.Va.: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust Law, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Energy Law, Environmental Law, General Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Information Technology Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labor Law – Management, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Tax Law, Water Law and Workers' Compensation Law – Employers.

These inaugural rankings, which are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or by state, showcase 8,782 different law firms ranked in one or more of 81 major practice areas.

Jackson Kelly represents leading global corporations, national companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in areas of law such as environmental, business, labor and employment, federal and state workers' compensation, civil litigation and occupational safety and health. The firm has offices in Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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