Legal Roundup

JACKSON KELLY PLLC: Thirty-Six Jackson Kelly Attorneys Named to 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars Lists

By Jackson Kelly PLLC | Apr 23, 2019

Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars, which recognize lawyers who have achieved a significant level of peer recognition and professional achievement.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Owners of Portland Cement Plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia to Pay More Than $1.5 Million Penalty for Air Pollution Violations

By Environmental Protection Agency | Apr 23, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Argos USA LLC have settled alleged Clean Air Act violations at a portland cement manufacturing facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore Provides Comprehensive Business Counsel in Bank M&A Deal

By Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | Apr 22, 2019

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce client Peoples Bancorp has finalized the acquisition of First Prestonsburg Bancshares and First Commonwealth Bank of Prestonsburg in a transaction valued at approximately $43.7 million.

BOWLES RICE: Bowles Rice Attorneys Selected to Annual West Virginia Super Lawyers List

By Bowles Rice LLP | Apr 22, 2019

Bowles Rice is pleased to announce the selection of 18 attorneys named to the 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers list. The recognized lawyers practice across a wide range of areas, including energy and natural resources, banking, environmental law, business litigation, education law, construction litigation and employment law.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore Attorneys Top 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers List

By Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | Apr 22, 2019

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is happy to announce 33 of its attorneys have been named to the West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2019.

FLAHERTY SENSABAUGH BONASSO PLLC: 19 Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

By Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC | Apr 16, 2019

Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso is pleased to announce that 19 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2019 list of West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: United States Attorney Mike Stuart to Host 19th Annual Operation Reach Out Opening Ceremony

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Southern West Virginia | Apr 15, 2019

In observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13, 2019, United States Attorney Mike Stuart will be hosting the 19th Annual Operation Reach Out Opening Ceremony.

ORRICK: Orrick Lands Four Partners on Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30 for 2019

By Orrick | Apr 15, 2019

Orrick issued the following announcement on April 12.Congratulations to Orrick partners Tony Kim, Doug Meal, Heather Egan Sussman and Aravind Swaminathan on being named once again to Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30 for 2019.

WARNER LAW OFFICE PLLC: Warner Law Offices Attorneys Selected by Annual Super Lawyers List

By Warner Law Offices PLLC | Apr 15, 2019

Bobby Warner and Boyd Warner have been named to the 2018 West Virginia Super Lawyers list, with attorney Andrew Byrd earning the publication's esteemed Rising Star recognition.

BORDAS & BORDAS PLLC: $73,000 Royalty Mistake Corrected

By Bordas & Bordas PLLC | Apr 15, 2019

Unfortunately, stories like this are sure to abound as the years progress.

JACKSON KELLY PLLC: Jackson Kelly PLLC Attorney Honored with Distinguished Pro Bono Award

By Jackson Kelly PLLC | Apr 10, 2019

Rachel Ludwig will be honored at the State Bar Annual Reception to be held on April 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Charleston. Legal Aid of WV will present Rachel with the Distinguished Pro Bono Award.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: Justice Department observes national crime victims’ rights week with events throughout the country

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Northern West Virginia | Apr 9, 2019

In observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13, 2019, the Northern District of West Virginia’s United States Attorney’s Office will speak to several schools about social media, online safety and drug prevention, as well as hold a human trafficking training in Shepherdstown, all to help prevent and support victims in the district.

ORRICK: Orrick Ranks Top 4 for M&A Globally

By Orrick | Apr 9, 2019

Orrick issued the following announcement on April 5.In one of the most active quarters ever for Orrick’s global M&A team, the firm ranks as the #4 M&A firm worldwide by deal volume in Bloomberg’s 1Q 2019 report.

FLAHERTY SENSABAUGH BONASSO PLLC: Flaherty Welcomes New Associate

By Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC | Apr 9, 2019

Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso is pleased to announce that associate Evan S. Aldridge has joined the firm’s Charleston office.

FLAHERTY SENSABAUGH BONASSO PLLC: Caleb Knight to speak as part of April 8th Legislative Updates Panel at Craft Beverages: A Farm to Bottle Summit

By Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC | Apr 8, 2019

Caleb Knight will be speaking as part of a legislative updates panel next week at Craft Beverages: A Farm to Bottle Summit in South Charleston.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: United States Attorney's Office Gets $50,000 of Elderly Scam Money Returned

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Southern West Virginia | Apr 2, 2019

United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that his Office recently facilitated the return of $50,000 to an elderly scam victim in Florida.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: Jefferson County pharmacist ordered to pay more than $335,000 for filling fake prescriptions

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Northern West Virginia | Apr 2, 2019

David M. Wasanyi, a former Martinsburg and Charles Town, West Virginia pharmacist, was ordered to pay $335,670 in civil penalties for filling prescriptions in violation of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

ORRICK: Orrick Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

By Orrick | Apr 2, 2019

Orrick earned a perfect score in the 2019 edition of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work survey.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Earns 11th Consecutive 100 Percent in 2019 Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | Apr 1, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, received a perfect rating of 100 percent for the 11th consecutive year in the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

MCNEER HIGHLAND MCMUNN VARNER: Sellers of blood-thinner drug to settle about 25,000 suits for $775M

By McNeer, Highland, McMunn & Varner, L.C. | Apr 1, 2019

The sellers of the blood thinner Xarelto have agreed to pay $775 million to settle about 25,000 lawsuits claiming the companies failed to warn the drug can cause potentially fatal bleeding.

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