CHARLESTON – Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that its attorneys have received top rankings, including 11 No. 1 rankings, in the 2013 Edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

In compiling the current directory, thousands of interviews were conducted throughout the United States carried out by a team of 140 full-time researchers. Law firms and individual attorneys are ranked in bands from one to six, with one being the best.

This year, the firm received high marks in Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Corporate/Commercial and Natural Resources in West Virginia. Additionally, the following partners ranked No. 1 in their respective legal category: Mark Carter, W. Henry Jernigan, Jr., Christopher B. Power and Forrest Roles.

Overall, the firm was ranked in 14 total categories with 44 attorneys ranked across various practice areas. Chambers USA 2013 recognized the following Dinsmore attorneys in West Virginia:


Mark Carter (Labor & Employment)

Anna M. Dailey (Labor & Employment)

W. Henry Jernigan Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial)

Donna C. Kelly (Natural Resources)

John F. Hussell IV (Corporate/Commercial: Tax)

Christopher B. Power (Natural Resources: Environment)

Forrest Roles (Labor & Employment)


David M. Thomas (Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance)

Thomas Rubenstein (Natural Resources)

Chambers & Partners is a publishing group based out of London, that specializes in legal publishing. Since 1999, Chambers USA has been researching the U.S. legal profession. Chambers & Partners employs a team of 140 highly qualified researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide.

Dinsmore & Shohl is comprised of more than 475 attorneys practicing in 13 cities throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Washington D.C. For more than a century, Dinsmore has provided a broad range of integrated services to meet the needs of both large and small businesses as well as institutions, associations, governments, professional firms and individuals.

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