ROANOKE, Va. -- The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that Hugh B. Wellons joined its Roanoke, Va., office as a member in the corporate department.
Wellons' primary areas of practice are corporate, banking and finance, securities, and biotechnology law. He advises a wide range of businesses on a variety of matters, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and regulatory compliance, and biotechnology. He will also be actively involved in the firm's growing community banking group.
Wellons is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law, Biotechnology Law, Financial Services Regulation Law and Securities/ Capital Markets Law. He is a frequent lecturer on these corporate matters, in addition to corporate governance, strategic transactions, business formation, exit strategies, venture capital and other funding concerns.
Wellons is admitted to practice in Virginia. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Duke University, and he earned his law degree from Washington & Lee University.
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service law firm with more than 140 attorneys. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.
For more information, visit www.spilmanlaw.com.