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Bowles Rice appoints two to Executive Committee

February 1, 2016

CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The Bowles Rice Executive Committee has confirmed the nomination of two new members for terms commencing February 1, 2016, and ending January 31, 2020.

Managing Partner Tom Heywood said partners Amy J. Tawney and J. Breckenridge Martin were nominated to serve and formally elected at the firm’s partner meeting on Friday, January 29, 2016. Completing their four-year Executive Committee terms are attorneys Sandra M. Murphy, Mark H. Dellinger and Robert J. Kent.

“We look forward to the service and leadership of both Amy and Breck over the next four years,” Heywood said. “Both have made significant contributions to our clients and firm over the years in preparation for this opportunity.”

Tawney, based in Charleston, focuses her practice on banking law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and regulatory matters. She also provides general corporate services to all sizes of businesses, including assistance with business formation, commercial leader and contract review, and venture capital and other private financing. She earned her law degree from West Virginia University.

Martin, an energy team leader in the firm’s Parkersburg office, concentrates his practice in the areas of oil and gas law, business and tax planning, commercial transactions and financing, real estate and health care. He earned his law degree from West Virginia University.