CHARLESTON -- Kay Casto & Chaney has announced that member attorneys William W. Booker, Craig M. Kay, Constance H. Weber and Stephen A. Weber were included in 2011 Chambers USA The Clients Guide of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the areas listed below.
* Corporate Commercial/Banking & Finance: William W. Booker
* Corporate Commercial/Tax: Craig M. Kay
* Labor & Employment: Constance H. Weber
* Labor & Employment: Stephen A. Weber
Chambers & Partners, the publisher of Chambers USA, conducts client interviews to determine who is included on an annual basis. Editorial comment is based on its research, with quotations used when they sum up the prevailing opinion in the market. As excerpted from 2011 Chambers USA:
Corporate/Commercial: Kay Casto & Chaney has continued to build its presence in West Virginia. Its offices in Charleston and Morgantown handle a range of corporate matters, from bankruptcy to healthcare.
William Booker is a litigator as well as a transactional lawyer. He is highly regarded for his versatility and expertise in banking and finance matters in West Virginia.
Craig Kay mixes his tax practice with advice on corporate/commercial and transactional matters.
Labor and Employment: Kay Casto & Chaney handles a large amount of employment litigation, with union negotiations, training and advisory work making up the rest of this well-regarded practice. The group is particularly skilled in advising on issues relating to the construction and education sectors.
Stephen Weber possesses "excellent experience" of representing both plaintiffs and defendants in labor and employment litigation, recently securing $1.7 million damages for his client in an age discrimination lawsuit in Kanawha County, West Virginia. Weber is equally skilled outside the courtroom, delivering seminars or advising on HR matters.
Constance Weber advises on employment law and is part of Kay Casto & Chaney's healthcare practice group. She is skilled in litigation, being described as "tenacious and extraordinarily aggressive at trial."
Chambers USA covers all the major practice areas at a national level, as well as key specialties within each state. According to its website, "The rankings and editorial comment about attorneys are independent and objective. Inclusion in this section of the guide is based solely on the research team's findings. No-one can buy their way in."