Bowles Rice Ranked Nationally, Regionally Among 2021 "Best Law Firms"

November 5, 2020

Charleston, West Virginia – Bowles Rice LLP has earned national and regional recognition among the 2021 “Best Law Firms,” named by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

The firm received one national ranking for its work in Mining Law and 60 regional rankings in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for work across a multitude of practice areas.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields and review of additional information. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive evaluations from clients and peers.

The magazine’s publishers divide West Virginia into two geographic or “metropolitan” areas. The Charleston Metropolitan Area encompasses the southern part of the state and includes the Bowles Rice offices in Charleston and Parkersburg, West Virginia. The Morgantown Metropolitan Area includes the norther part of the state, including the firm’s offices in Morgantown, Martinsburg and Wheeling, West Virginia. Our Southpointe office in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania is included in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.

Bowles Rice received regional recognition in the following areas of law:

CHARLESTON METROPOLITAN AREA

(Southern West Virginia region, including Parkersburg)

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

MORGANTOWN METROPOLITAN AREA

(Northern West Virginia region, including Martinsburg and Wheeling)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

PITTSBURGH METROPOLITAN AREA

(Southwestern Pennsylvania region, including Canonsburg)

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

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Bowles Rice is a full-service law firm with 115 attorneys serving clients from seven offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.