CHARLESTON -– Jackson Kelly is continuing to expand with the addition of four new attorneys who recently joined the firm as Counsel: Jeffrey M. Busick, Alaina N. Crislip, Kathryn D. Schymik and Brian W. Stolarz.
Busick joins the firm after serving as the Deputy General Counsel in the Kentucky Senate Majority Leadership Office. Because of his experience in state government, he will be part of the firm's Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group and will practice in the firm's Lexington, Kentucky, office.
Crislip joins the firm's Health Care and Finance Practice Group in the Charleston, West Virginia, office. She practices in the area of health care regulation and litigation and advises clients on health care compliance issues, including physicians and other practitioners, hospitals, home health agencies, state governmental entities, health care businesses and laboratories.
Schymik joins the firm's newest office in Evansville, Indiana. She has experience practicing in the areas of natural resources, energy, real estate, estate planning and probate, general corporate law and municipal law. She will practice with Jackson Kelly's Land and Natural Resource Development Group. She comes to the firm from Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders, LLP in Evansville.
Stolarz joins Jackson Kelly from K&L Gates LLP. He practices in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations and securities enforcement. He has been involved in over a dozen jury trials, participated in regulatory hearings and has litigated numerous motions in criminal and civil cases in federal and state court. He joins the firm's Government Contracts and Investigations Group in the Washington, D.C. office, and he recently worked for the Special Counsel in the United States Senate Ethics Committee investigation of former Senator John Ensign.
Jackson Kelly represents 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.