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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC  

Legal Services | Virginia, USA

tel: +1 540 512 1800 | fax: +1 540 342 4480
310 First Street - Suite 1100 | Roanoke | Virginia | 24002 | 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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 140


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
  • 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


F. B. Day

F. B. Webster DayChair, Banking and Finance

Bryce Hunter

Bryce J. HunterChair, Tax Credits

Peter Pearl

Peter M. PearlChair, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights

Hugh Wellons

Hugh B. WellonsChair, Community Banking Group

Senior Attorneys & Associates




Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 Orders Fall Under Constitutional Challenge
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2020

Since March, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by imposing some of the strictest limitations in the country on the Commonwealth’s residents and businesses. Now, a federal district court judge has upended some of the most controversial limitations, focusing on mass-gathering restrictions and business operations, holding that they violate guarantees to freedom of association, substantive due process, and equal protection under the United States Constitution. Here are the key takeaways from the district court’s opinion...

DOL Reacts to Court Decision Regarding FFCRA Rules; Revises Parts of Their Old Rule, but Reaffirms Other Parts
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2020

Last month, we discussed a decision out of the Southern District of New York ("SDNY") that invalidated parts of the DOL’s temporary rule that interpreted provisions of the FFCRA, the federal law that created both paid sick leave for certain COVID-related absences and a new category of paid FMLA leave for workers with COVID-related child care issues. Our prior summaries of the law can be found here. The DOL has responded to that ruling by revising its temporary rule in several ways. Sometimes it revised its rule along the lines of the court’s ruling, but other times it offered a more in-depth explanation for its original rule and reaffirmed its position...

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64 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2020

Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that 64 of the firm's attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 directory of leading attorneys. The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 55,000 leading attorneys cast more than 7.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. More information on the research process can be found at www.bestlawyers.com...

9 Spilman Attorneys Recognized as "Lawyers of the Year" 2021
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2020

Charleston, W.Va. —Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that nine of the firm's attorneys were named 2021 “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America. Only a single attorney is recognized as such for each practice area in each community. The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review process in which more than 7.4 million votes on the legal abilities of lawyers were analyzed. More information on the research process can be found at www.bestlawyers.com...

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