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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC  

Legal Services | West Virginia, USA

https://www.spilmanlaw.com/
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

Andrew Arbogast

Andrew P. ArbogastChair, Litigation Department

Michael Basile

Michael J. BasileChair, Business Expansion & Development



Kevin Carr

Kevin L. CarrCo-Chair, Labor and Employment

Carrie Cecil

Carrie J. CecilCo-Chair, Public Finance

Jane Cline

Jane L. ClineDirector of Public Policy


Amy Condaras,

Amy King Condaras,Chair, Corporate Department

Travis Eckley

Travis H. EckleyCo-Chair, Real Estate Group


Betty Evans-Pagur

Betty J. Evans-PagurDirector of Strategic Initiatives

Lee Feinberg

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

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, Medical Monitoring, Product Liability Litigation, and Toxic Tort Litigation s

Neva Lusk

Neva G. LuskChair, E-Discovery


Alexander Macia

Alexander MaciaCo-Chair, Deliberate Intent


Joyce Ofsa

Joyce Fleming OfsaCo-Chair, Real Estate Group

Paul Papadopoulos

Paul G. PapadopoulosCo-Chair, State & Local Taxation


Don Parker

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

Jeffrey Patton

Jeffrey D. PattonMember in Charge of Winston-Salem Office


Jason Pizatella

Jason C. PizatellaCo-Chair, Government Relations

Nicholas Preservati

Nicholas S. PreservatiCo-Chair, Energy


Edward Rugeley

Edward W. RugeleyChair, Asbestos Litigation Group

Grant Shuman

Grant P. H. ShumanChair, ERISA & Managed Care

Gerald Titus

Gerald M. Titus, IIIChair, Commercial Trucking and Transportation


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

Other

Thomas Bailey

Thomas S. BaileyGovernment Relations & IT Specialist

Sandra Burch

Sandra D. BurchProject Manager, The Battle Group

Anthony Mullins

Anthony D. MullinsLitigation Support Manager


Articles

When Does Overpayment Actually Occur?
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2018

In Reed v. Exel Logistics, Inc., No. 17-0864, 2018 WL 2769041 (W. Va. June 6, 2018), the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia clarified the circumstances necessary for an employer to claim overpayment of temporary total disability ("TTD") benefits. The question arose after an employer's claims examiner paid a claimant for an additional 156 days past the 104-week limit. The court held this type of "overpayment" lacked the requisite statutory elements, and therefore, the employer could not seek reimbursement. The primary directive of this case is twofold. First, claim examiners must be vigilant in recognizing TTD overpayment...

Changes on the Public Construction Horizon: A North Carolina Legislative Update
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2018

This past year the North Carolina Legislature has been incredibly active. Among the legislation proposed and adopted, a few bills will create changes in how contractors interact with various public entities. Most notably, big changes are on the horizon for contractors that work with the NCDOT and with school systems. Sitting with the Committee on Transportation, H.B. 1012 "DOT/Project Delivery Method Pilot Project" could allow the NCDOT to use a construction manager-general contractor project delivery system on a limited number of projects in the future...

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...

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...

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