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53 Bowles Rice Attorneys Recognized Among 2016 Best Lawyers in America®

August 17, 2015

Bowles Rice is pleased to announce that 53 of the firm’s lawyers have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. 

Highlighting the depth and full-service capabilities of the regional law firm, multiple Bowles Rice lawyers are recognized in more than two dozen areas of the law, including Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Education Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Construction Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law and Litigation. In total, the Bowles Rice lawyers are listed in 50 different practice areas.

Best Lawyers recognition is compiled annually by geographic region and practice areas.  Lawyers are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional experience and ability and undergo an authentication process to assure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Bowles Rice is a full service, regional law firm with offices in Morgantown, Charleston, Martinsburg, and Parkersburg, and Wheeling, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; Lexington, Kentucky; and Winchester, Virginia.  The 53 Bowles Rice attorneys recognized by 2016 Best Lawyers in America are:

J. Mark Adkins, Charleston:  Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Construction

Carl D. Andrews, Charleston :  Real Estate Law

Robert L. Bays, ParkersburgEminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Michael E. Caryl, MartinsburgCorporate Law; Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

Julia A. Chincheck, Charleston:  Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy

Lynn S. Clarke, Charleston:  Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Kimberly S. Croyle, Morgantown:  Education Law

Mark B. D'Antoni, Charleston:  Corporate Law; Real Estate Law

David A. DeJarnett, Martinsburg:  Corporate Law; Litigation - Trusts and
Estates; Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Non-Profit / Charities Law; Tax Law;
Trusts and Estates

Mark H. Dellinger, Charleston:  Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Robert W. Dinsmore, Morgantown:  Natural Resources Law; Real Estate Law

Richard M. Francis, Charleston:  Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Government Relations Practice

Andrew G. Fusco, Morgantown:  Commercial Litigation; Corporate Governance Law; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

F. Thomas Graff, Jr., Charleston:  Administrative / Regulatory Law; Corporate Law; Energy Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law

Kelly Little Guice, Parkersburg:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Jill E. Hall, Charleston:  Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Steven R. Hardman, Parkersburg:  Real Estate Law

Ronda L. Harvey, Charleston:  Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Thomas A. Heywood, Charleston:  Corporate Law; Health Care Law

Paul L. Hicks, Parkersburg:  Elder Law; Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

Robert L. Hogan, Charleston:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Richard A. Hudson, Parkersburg:  Health Care Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

Diana Leigh Johnson, Charleston:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Michael B. Keller, Morgantown:  Corporate Law

Leonard B. Knee, Charleston:  Energy Law; Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental

J. Thomas Lane, Charleston:  Energy Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law; Real Estate Law

Charles M. Love III, Charleston:  Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Stephen M. Mathias, Martinsburg:  Litigation - Real Estate; Real Estate Law

Ellen Maxwell-Hoffman, Charleston:  Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

Stuart A. McMillan, Charleston:  Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation - First Amendment; Media Law

David A. Mohler, Charleston:  Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Marc A. Monteleone, Charleston:  Construction Law; Corporate Law; Oil and Gas Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

John S. Moore, Charleston:  Health Care Law

Sandra M. Murphy, Charleston:  Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law

George A. Patterson III, Charleston:  Oil and Gas Law

Phyllis M. Potterfield, Charleston:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants; Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Curtis G. Power III, Winchester:  Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Charles F. Printz, Jr., Martinsburg:  Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Labor and Employment

J. Thomas Rawlings, Lexington:  Commercial Litigation

Marion E. Ray, Charleston:  Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tracey A. Rohrbaugh, Martinsburg:  Litigation - Construction

Floyd McKinley Sayre, Martinsburg:  Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Michael J. Schessler, Charleston:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Howard E. Seufer, Jr., Charleston:  Education Law

Camden P. Siegrist, Charleston:  Corporate Law; Public Finance Law

Melody A. Simpson, Charleston:  Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Non-Profit / Charities Law

Sarah E. Smith, Charleston:  Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Gerard R. Stowers, Charleston:  Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Amy J. Tawney, Charleston:  Corporate Law

Rebecca M. Tinder, Charleston:  Education Law

Kenneth E. Webb, Jr., Charleston:  Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Construction

Timothy C. Wills, Lexington:  Construction Law; Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

C. Seth Wilson, Morgantown:  Energy Law