From iron ore and steel to aluminum, alloys and other specialty materials, West Virginia and the surrounding region have a long history with and deep ties to the metals industry. Clients in this key manufacturing segment span the globe, with headquarters located in Asia, Europe and North America and multiple facilities in operation throughout the Appalachian Basin. Our firm’s experienced attorneys understand international trade regulations and cross-border financial transactions as well as the myriad local, state and federal laws that impact clients in this industry.
In addition to providing counsel on rules and regulations, Bowles Rice offers critical services to clients in the metalworks industry that are universal to every business, including labor and employment, tax, executive compensation, real estate, employee benefits and more. Our Government Relations team is an in-demand and active participant in the lawmaking process, frequently working with clients from industry groups to draft legislation, facilitate communications with policymakers and lobby state and federal legislators, regulatory agencies and other governing bodies.