2018 Edition of Chambers USA Recognizes Bowles Rice as "Top Ranked"

May 22, 2018

Charleston, West Virginia – The newly released 2018 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 18 Bowles Rice lawyers as "Leaders in their Field” in West Virginia. They are:

Michael E. Caryl - Corporate Commercial: Tax

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

Kimberly S. Croyle - Natural Resources Law

Charles B. Dollison - Natural Resources Law

Thomas Graff Jr. - Corporate/Commercial Law

Ronda L. Harvey - Litigation: General Commercial

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

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

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 practices in the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office. Michael Caryl, 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 over 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 full-service law firm with 110 attorneys serving clients from seven offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.