Sandra Murphy Named 2023 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Corporate Law

August 29, 2022

Charleston, West Virginia – Bowles Rice LLP attorney Sandra M. Murphy was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law in the Charleston, West Virginia metro region.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

This marks the third time Murphy has been named the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law in the Charleston, West Virginia region; she also received the honor in 2018 and 2012. Additionally, she has been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Charleston, West Virginia metro region for Banking and Finance Law (2020, 2017, 2015 and 2009) and for Financial Services Regulation Law (2016 and 2013).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.


Bowles Rice is a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients from six offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, and Parkersburg, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.