Bowles Rice Announces Newly Elected Partners
Charleston, West Virginia – Bowles Rice has elected two new equity partners and six new non-equity partners to the firm, effective January 1, 2022. The selections were approved during the regional law firm’s annual year-end partner meeting.
The two attorneys elected to equity partnership are:
- Michael C. Cardi, who focuses his practice on business litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial disputes and white collar defense. Cardi works from the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office.
- Elizabeth M. Frame, whose practice encompasses a wide area of commercial and business law, including corporate, banking, health care, energy and financial services. Frame works from the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office.
The six attorneys elected to non-equity partnership are:
- Chelsea V. Brown, a litigator who represents health care systems and providers in litigation arising from the provision of medical care, including medical malpractice allegations and licensing disputes. Brown works from the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office.
- Richard R. Heath, Jr., who concentrates his practice in the areas of government relations, campaign finance and election law, and hospitality and tourism. Heath works from the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office.
- Kaitlyn N. McKitrick, a litigator who focuses her practice on mass tort and toxic tort defense, product liability, insurance defense, and more. McKitrick works from the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office and maintains a presence in the firm's Parkersburg office.
- John F. Nobbs, who concentrates his practice on general business and corporate law and real estate law, including residential and commercial. Nobbs works from the firm’s Southpointe, Pennsylvania office.
- Drew A. Proudfoot, who focuses his practice on corporate and financial services transactions as well as business succession planning. Proudfoot works from the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office.
- Charles K. Wade, who is a member of the firm’s Energy team. He has written and produced hundreds of certified title opinions for regional oil and gas companies. Wade works from the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia office.
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.