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Chambers USA Recognizes Bowles Rice as "Top Ranked"

May 31, 2016

The newly released 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Bowles Rice as “Top Ranked” in each of the five areas of law evaluated by the publication’s researchers in West Virginia: corporate/commercial law; labor and employment law; commercial litigation; natural resources law; and real estate law.

Chambers editors also named 23 Bowles Rice lawyers as "Leaders in their Field” in West Virginia. They are:

Carl D. Andrews - Real Estate Law

Michael E. Caryl - Corporate Commercial: Tax

Julia A. Chincheck - Corporate/Commercial: Banking and Finance

Kimberly S. Croyle - Natural Resources Law

Mark H. Dellinger - Labor & Employment Law

Charles B. Dollison - Natural Resources Law

F. Thomas Graff Jr. - Natural Resources Law and Corporate/Commercial Law

Justin M. Harrison - Labor & Employment Law

Ronda L. Harvey - Litigation: General Commercial

Thomas A. Heywood - Corporate/Commercial and Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare

Leonard Knee - Natural Resources Law: Environment

J. Thomas Lane - Natural Resources Law

Charles M. Love III - Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Mass Tort

Stephen M. Mathias - Real Estate Law

Ellen Maxwell-Hoffman - Corporate/Commercial

Stuart A. McMillan - Litigation: General Commercial

Sandra M. Murphy - Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance

George A. Patterson III - Natural Resources Law

Brian M. Peterson - Labor & Employment Law

Charles F. Printz - Litigation: General Commercial

Camden P. Siegrist - Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance

Gerard R. Stowers - Litigation: General Commercial

Amy J. Tawney - Corporate/Commercial and Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance

Kimberly Croyle and Leonard Knee practice in the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia, office. Michael Caryl, Brian Peterson, Charles Printz and Stephen Mathias practice in the firm’s Martinsburg, West Virginia, office. The other recognized attorneys practice in the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia, office.

Recognition by Chambers USA is highly regarded within the legal profession. For 25 years, Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers in the United States, Europe, Central America and Asia Pacific. Their full-time researchers interview thousands of lawyers and clients to identify those who perform best, according to the criteria most valued by clients.

Bowles Rice is a regional law firm with more than 125 attorneys and seven regional offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Moundsville and Parkersburg, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.