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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC  

Legal Services | West Virginia, USA


tel: +1 304 340 3800 | fax: +1 304 340 3801
300 Kanawha Boulevard, East | Charleston | West Virginia | 25301 | USA


Main Contacts

Eric Iskra

Eric W. IskraChair, Labor and Employment

Jeffrey Patton

Jeffrey D. PattonMember in Charge of Winston-Salem Office

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC's Overview

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC is a full-service, super-regional law firm serving local, national and international businesses. The firm has seven offices located in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina and lawyers admitted to practice throughout the country. Innovative in our thinking and approach, we have erased the boundaries of a traditional law practice to think like a true business. Our people are passionately engaged to provide client-driven solutions that achieve clients’ business goals and build partnerships. Understanding that our value is in the experience our clients receive, we believe in a client-first philosophy—selfless, hands-on, relentless and collaborative. This is why you can expect different.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1864
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 7
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 140

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Bond Counsel
  • Business Expansion & Development
  • Chemical
  • Closely Held Business Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Community Banking
  • Compliance, Privacy & Investigations
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Finance Litigation
  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Deliberate Intent
  • E-Discovery
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental
  • ERISA & Managed Care
  • Family Law
  • Federal Black Lung
  • Federal Taxation
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Govt. Relations/ Regulatory
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Development
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation Defense
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mineral Title Services
  • Natural Resources
  • OSHA & MSHA
  • Private Client Services
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Public Finance
  • Public Policy Advocacy & Reform
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shale Gas
  • State & Local Taxation
  • Tax Credits
  • The Battle Group - Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Utility, Energy & Communications
  • Wills, Estates & Trusts
  • Workers' Compensation
Professionals

Members

John Allevato

John F. AllevatoCo-Chair, Federal Taxation

Nathan Atkinson

Nathan B. AtkinsonCo-Chair, Shale Gas Group


Michael Basile

Michael J. BasileChair, Business Expansion & Development


Samuel Brock

Samuel M. BrockCo-Chair, OSHA & MSHA

Kevin Carr

Kevin L. CarrCo-Chair, Labor and Employment


David Ferretti

David P. FerrettiChair, Mergers & Acquisitions

Laura Hayes

Laura E. HayesCo-Chair, Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Group


Mark Heath

Mark E. HeathCo-Chair, OSHA & MSHA

William Herlihy

William M. HerlihyChair, Natural Resources

Eric Iskra

Eric W. IskraChair, Labor and Employment


Bruce Jacobs

Bruce M. JacobsCo-Chair, Consumer Finance Group

Heather Jones

Heather Heiskell JonesChair, Insurance Defense


Clifford Kinney

Clifford F. Kinney, Jr.Co-Chair, The Battle Group

Neva Lusk

Neva G. LuskChair, E-Discovery

Alexander Macia

Alexander MaciaCo-Chair, Deliberate Intent


Joyce Ofsa

Joyce Fleming OfsaCo-Chair, Real Estate Group


Don Parker

Don C. A. ParkerChair, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith

Jeffrey Patton

Jeffrey D. PattonMember in Charge of Winston-Salem Office


Edward Rugeley

Edward W. RugeleyChair, Asbestos Litigation Group

Grant Shuman

Grant P. H. ShumanChair, ERISA & Managed Care


Gerald Titus

Gerald M. Titus, IIIChair, Compliance, Privacy & Investigations

Karin Weingart

Karin L. WeingartChair, Federal Black Lung

Derrick Williamson

Derrick Price WilliamsonCo-Chair, Utility, Energy & Communications Law Group


David Yaussy

David L. YaussyChair, Environmental


Senior Attorneys & Associates

Counsel


Lee Feinberg

Lee F. FeinbergCo-Chair, Utility, Energy & Communications Law Group


Rebecca Finkenbinder

Rebecca A. FinkenbinderCo-Chair, Intellectual Property

F. Hall

F. Richard HallOf Counsel


Lee Hill

Lee O. HillOf Counsel


John  Nesius

John J. NesiusOf Counsel


John Nesius

John J. NesiusOf Counsel

Paul Papadopoulos

Paul G. PapadopoulosCo-Chair, State & Local Taxation


Nicholas Preservati

Nicholas S. PreservatiCo-Chair, Energy




Other

Thomas Bailey

Thomas S. BaileyGovernment Relations & IT Specialist

Angela Beblo

Angela L. BebloSenior Attorney

Sandra Burch

Sandra D. BurchProject Manager, The Battle Group


Jane Cline

Jane L. ClineDirector of Public Policy

Amy Condaras,

Amy King Condaras,Chair, Corporate Department

Betty Evans-Pagur

Betty J. Evans-PagurDirector of Strategic Initiatives


Keith Fisher

Keith D. FisherSenior Attorney

Anthony Mullins

Anthony D. MullinsLitigation Support Manager

Articles

Senate Approves Trump Nominee for General Counsel of NLRB: How This Will Impact Non-Union Lawyers
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, November 2017

On November 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Peter Robb as the new General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board"). In private practice, Robb was a noted critic of the NLRB under the Obama administration, particularly the Board's so-called quickie election rules and what he has termed the Board's narrow definition of supervisory status. This appointment is significant both because the NLRB has been particularly active in recent years, issuing numerous pro-employee, pro-labor decisions, and because the General Counsel role comes with substantial power...

New One-stop Resources for Real Estate Settlement Professionals
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2016

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") published an informational guide to help settlement professionals navigating the changes that are a part of the Know Before You Owe mortgage initiative. After months of preparation, the TRID Rule became effective last fall, with the promise to help consumers make informed decisions about mortgage choices. Since that time, the CFPB has issued multiple updates and tweaks to the rule and requirements...

All articles submitted by Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Press

Spilman Attorneys Named to 2016 NC Legal Elite List
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2016

Winston-Salem, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorneys Rayford K. “Trip” Adams III and Bryan G. Scott recently were named to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite list. The Legal Elite selection process begins by sending ballots to every member of the North Carolina State Bar living in the state and asking them to answer one question: Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in these categories? The attorneys who receive the most votes then are named to the 2016 Legal Elite list. More information on the selection process can be found at www.businessnc.com ...

Spilman Elects New Member 2016
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2016

Winston-Salem, N.C. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that attorney Robert H. Wall has been elected as a partner of the law firm effective January 1, 2016. Wall joined Spilman in early 2014 with more than a decade of experience in estate planning and tax law. A true leader in these areas of law, he regularly advises high-net-worth individuals on estate and tax planning matters and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service. He also assists businesses and individuals in matters such as acquisitions, divestitures, business combinations and entity selection...

All press submitted by Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Blogs

Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking Report
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

This blog addresses mortgage regulations and consumer lending issues impacting financial institutions and businesses from a legal perspective. Postings largely focus on the legal environment in North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, but often address issues of import to a...

Biotech Business Lawyer
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

Hugh is a business lawyer practicing with the law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC in Roanoke, VA, with a particular interest in the field of biotechnology. He is senior editor and author of the ABA book, Biotechnology and the Law: A Primer. I hope that this blog will provide useful...

INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished Ideas
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC is a full-service law firm offering a broad range of practices, spanning litigation and corporate law, for clients large and small. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. This blog is updated and maintained by...

Insurance Reform in America
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

We envision this blog as a place where we will gather and discuss important news and updates on current insurance reform and regulation in the United States. We will frequently be discussing national issues, but may occasionally discuss issues of a more localized import. We hope you will find it...

Spilman Marcellus & Utica Shale News
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

Welcome to the Marcellus & Utica Shale News page, presented by Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC. Here you will find recent news items related to the Marcellus & Utica Shale energy plays. This page is a supplement to our e-newsletter, The Shale Play Today.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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