PERSONNEL FILE: Best Lawyers recognizes 20 of Dinsmore & Shohl's W.Va. attorneys

By Staff reports | Aug 26, 2013

CHARLESTON – Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that 20 of its attorneys from West Virginia were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Additionally, two Charleston attorneys received “Best Lawyers 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” designations. In each city, one lawyer from each practice area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The attorneys received the honor based on reviews by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Charleston Best Lawyers 2014 Lawyers of the Year

John F. Hussell IV: Charleston - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year.
Forrest H. Roles: Charleston - Mining Law Lawyer of the Year.

Dinsmore attorneys selected for this year's Best Lawyers guide

Allison S. Bungard: Employment Law – Management
Mark A. Carter: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
Anna M. Dailey: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment. Mining Law, Natural Resources Law
Monika J. Hussell: Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law
John F. Hussell IV: Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
W. Henry Jernigan, Jr.: Antitrust Law, Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Litigation – Antitrust, Mediation, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Donna C. Kelly: Mining Law
Brian J. Moore: Employment Law – Management
Ashley C. Pack: Litigation - Labor & Employment
Christopher B. Power: Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law
William E. Robinson: Employment Law – Management
Forrest H. Roles: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law
Mychal Sommer Schulz: Litigation – ERISA
Robert M. Stonestreet: Environmental Law

Jason S. Long: Education Law

Robert Huston Beatty, Jr.: Mining Law
Jill Cranston Rice: Government Relations Practice
F. Thomas Rubenstein: Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law
David M. Thomas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Denise Klug Pentino: Commercial Litigation

In total, 160 attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® firm-wide.

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. For more information, visit

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