PERSONNEL FILE: Huddleston Bolen named W.Va. banking, finance law firm of the year

By The West Virginia Record | Mar 2, 2011


HUNTINGTON -- Global Law Experts, one of the premier guides to leading attorneys throughout the world, recently announced that they had chosen Huddleston Bolen as the winner of the 2011 West Virginia Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year Award.

In conferring the award, Stephen Sweeney, Executive Director of Global Law Experts, called out Huddleston Bolen partner, Tom Murray, as "having singlehandedly received the most nominations of any lawyer in the State in the field of Banking and Finance Law this year."

According to the organization, Global Law Experts assists business leaders, in-house counsel, high net-worth individuals, operations directors, investors, accountants, banks, and others looking for quality legal advice in all corners of the world. They currently recommend nearly 2,000 lawyers from 140 countries in 30 practice areas.

Huddleston Bolen has one of the region's leading and most established Banking and Finance practices, and has been recognized by a number of other organizations including Best Lawyers, Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, and West Virginia Super Lawyers.

Murray has built a substantial practice in the areas of banking and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. In addition to this honor, Murray has been named Best Lawyers 2011 Charleston, WV Lawyer of the Year in the area of Banking and Finance, has been recognized in the publication Best Lawyers in America for his work in banking law. He is also listed in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers and in the publication West Virginia Super Lawyers.

Huddleston Bolen is a business-oriented law firm with offices located in Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia and Ashland and Louisville, Kentucky. The firm, founded in 1871, represents clients in many practice groups, including banking and finance, health care, insurance, labor and employment, litigation, natural resources, real estate, transportation, and trusts and estates.

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