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Bowles Rice Nationally Recognized for Experience in Mining Law

November 18, 2015

Bowles Rice has been nationally recognized for its experience in mining law. The recognition is included in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms.”  

For nearly 100 years, Bowles Rice has been providing effective solutions to clients in the coal industry including coal companies, contract miners, coal lessors, small and large land companies and locally owned businesses.

Bowles Rice lawyers have assisted clients in both complex and simple transactions, litigation matters, contract and title preparation and examination, environmental regulation and other issues generated by the coal industry.

Bowles Rice partner J. Thomas Lane is recognized by Best Lawyers – a partner in the Best Law Firms publication –  for his extensive experience in the areas of mining law, energy law and natural resources law in West Virginia. Bowles Rice lawyers Robert Dinsmore, F. Thomas Graff, Leonard Knee and Seth Wilson also are recognized in the areas of natural resources and energy law.

The Bowles Rice Coal Team includes lawyers with skill and experience in other areas important to our clients in the coal industry including litigation, mine safety and health (MSHA), federal Black Lung defense, land use and development, taxation, certified title opinions, government relations, real estate, labor and employment, employee benefits, executive compensation and ERISA.

More than 135 Bowles Rice lawyers are assisting clients throughout the region, from offices in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Virginia.