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 2012 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 and determines 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 2012 Chambers USA:
Corporate/Commercial: Sources praise this firm's skilled team of corporate practitioners for their wide-ranging grasp of tax, bankruptcy, M&A and banking law. The group also works closely with the firm's healthcare, employment and real estate practices to provide a holistic advice to clients.
William Booker specializes in commercial lending, transactions and bankruptcy collections. He is also an accomplished litigator who represents clients on a variety of business cases.
Craig Kay possesses an accounting background and specializes in federal and state tax issues. He also advises clients on estate and business planning.
Labor and Employment: This compact practice represents clients in discrimination and contract-related matters, and also advises on a variety of labor matters. The group acts for clients in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies such as the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, the Charleston Human Rights Commission and the West Virginia Division of Employment Security.
Stephen Weber concentrates predominantly on labor and employment as well as litigation, acting for clients in the healthcare, media and construction sectors.
Constance Weber has experience in employment and insurance litigation, and is described by peers as being "very capable." Previously, 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."