McKell

ROANOKE, Va. —- The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that James F. McKell Jr. joined the Roanoke office as an associate.

His primary area of practice is corporate law, with an emphasis on transactions and workouts.

McKell received his B.A., cum laude, from Wake Forest University in 2007. He later received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2010. While attending Duke, he was staff editor for Duke Law and Technology Review for two years and research editor for Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum for one year.

McKell previously worked as a legislative intern for the United State House of Representatives and as a judicial summer clerk in the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the National Eagle Scout Association.

Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service law firm with more than 130 attorneys. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Mechanicsburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.

For more information, visit www.spilmanlaw.com.

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