PERSONNEL FILE: 28 Spilman attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers

By The West Virginia Record | Jun 21, 2012

CHARLESTON -– The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle recently announced that 28 of its attorneys were recognized by 2012 Super Lawyers.

The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel.

Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research.

After receiving excellent reviews, the following Spilman attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list for their respective fields:

* Paul M. Black: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

* M. Ann Bradley: Environmental

* Samuel M. Brock III: Employment & Labor

* Kevin L. Carr: Employment & Labor

* James S. Crockett Jr.: Business Litigation

* William M. Herlihy: Energy & Natural Resources

* Elliot G. Hicks: General Litigation

* Eric W. Iskra: Employment & Labor

* Bruce M. Jacobs: Business Litigation

* Eric E. Kinder: Employment & Labor

* Clifford F. Kinney Jr.: Class Action/Mass Torts

* Neva G. Lusk: Civil Litigation Defense

* Joyce F. Ofsa: Real Estate

* Don C.A. Parker: Insurance Coverage

* Niall A. Paul: Class Actions/Mass Torts

* Sharon L. Potter: General Litigation

* King F. Tower: Employment & Labor

* James A. Walls: Business Litigation

* Charles L. Woody: Employment & Labor

Additionally, the following Spilman attorneys were named to the 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in their respective fields:

* R. Christopher Anderson: Energy & Natural Resources

* Alyesha P. Asghar: Employment & Labor

* Angela L. Beblo: Consumer Law

* Amy King Condaras: Bonds/Government Finance

* Kelly B. Griffith: General Litigation

* Grant P.H. Shuman: General Litigation

* Ellen J. Vance: Employment & Labor

* Joanne M. Vella Kirby: General Litigation

* Richard M. Wallace: Employment & Labor

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.

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