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Iskra Reelected to Spilman Management Committee
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2014
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that Eric W. Iskra was reelected to a two-year term on Spilman’s Management Committee, continuing his service as Member in Charge of Client Services...

Spilman Elects New Member
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2014
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorney Elizabeth A. Benedetto was elected as a Member effective January 1, 2014. Her law practice focuses on banking and finance law, corporate law and business law...

Former Chesapeake Energy VP Rotruck Joins Spilman
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, November 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Morgantown, W.Va. — The law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) is pleased to announce that Scott Rotruck joined the firm as Director of Energy and Transportation Services...

Spilman Ranked First Tier in 27 Areas of Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, November 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that the firm was ranked as a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 27 areas of law across four of its office locations – Charleston and Morgantown, W.Va.; Pittsburgh; and Roanoke, Va...

Spilman Attorneys Contribute to N.C. Construction Law Book
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2013
North Carolina, United States of America

Winston-Salem, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorneys Stephanie U. Roberts and Bryan G. Scott co-authored the “Licensing of Construction Professionals” chapter in the most current edition of the North Carolina Construction Law Deskbook...

Spilman Attorney Plays Key Role in WVSCPA’s Tax Guide
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorney Dale W. Steager served once again as editor for the 2014 edition of the Guidebook to West Virginia Taxes, published annually by the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants...

Spilman Provides Important Resources for Community Banks at Symposium
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that nearly 50 community banking leaders gathered today for the firm’s Executive Resource: Symposium on West Virginia Community Banking...

New Member Strengthens Spilman’s Nationally Recognized Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Services
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2013
Virginia, United States of America

Roanoke, Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that Peter M. Pearl joined the firm as a member. He will assume a leadership position within Spilman’s nationally recognized bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice group. “We are delighted to have Pete as part of Team Spilman,” said Webster Day, member in charge of the Roanoke office...

Spilman SuperVision Helps Region’s Largest Employers Manage New Uncertainties
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2013
Virginia, United States of America

Roanoke, Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that that nearly 75 business leaders from the Roanoke region gathered today for the firm’s SuperVision™ symposium, which focused on providing the keys to manage the most problematic human capital issues...

Spilman Attorney Wilkinson Speaks on National Energy Policy at Prestigious School of Law
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorney J.C. “Max” Wilkinson spoke at the Appalachian School of Law Natural Resources and Energy Law Symposium. He joined a panel of knowledgeable professionals to discuss the national energy policy...

New Attorneys Strengthen Spilman Defense Litigation & Creditors’ Rights Services
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that four new associates have joined the practice. They add depth to Spilman’s strong defense litigation and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights teams. Britteny N. Jenkins’s primary areas of practice are bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation and general defense litigation...

Spilman Attorney Macia Named President-Elect of W.Va. Bar Association
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC announced that Alexander Macia, member in its Charleston office, is now the West Virginia Bar Association (WVBA) President-Elect. He will assume the position of President at the next WVBA annual meeting, occurring in August of 2014...

Recently Seated NLRB Member Johnson to Speak at Spilman SuperVision™ HR Symposium
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2013
Virginia, United States of America

Roanoke, Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that Harry I. Johnson, III, one of five members of the National Labor Relations Board, will deliver the lunchtime keynote presentation at its September 26th labor and employment law symposium at Hotel Roanoke...

Spilman Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” 2014
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that seven attorneys were named 2014 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers. Only a single attorney is recognized as such for each practice area in each community. Best Lawyers, published by Woodward White, Inc...

55 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2014
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that 55 firm attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 directory of leading attorneys. This number represents 40 percent of Spilman attorneys. Best Lawyers, published by Woodward White, Inc...

Spilman & Commercial Insurance Help Businesses Understand the ACA
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) and Commercial Insurance Services of West Virginia (Commercial Insurance) announced that more than 200 West Virginia business leaders gathered yesterday and today for their co-hosted seminar, Dealing with the ACA: Practical Guidance for Business Leaders...

Basile Re-elected as Spilman Managing Member
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, July 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that firm members re-elected Michael J. Basile to the position of Managing Member. He is currently serving in his tenth year in this leadership role and will serve an additional three years with his re-election...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Releases Innovative Employment Law App
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, July 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced its launch of the Spilman SuperVision app for iOS devices...

Spilman Member Appointed Federal Bankruptcy Judge
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, June 2013
Virginia, United States of America

Roanoke, Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that Paul M. Black, member based in its Roanoke, Va. office, has been appointed a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the Western District of Virginia by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. His judgeship continues a long tradition of Spilman attorneys entering public service leadership roles...

Spilman SuperVision Helps Region’s Largest Employers Manage New Business Uncertainties
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, June 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that nearly 200 business leaders from the Appalachian region gathered today for the firm’s Regional SuperVision™ symposium, which focused on providing the keys to manage the most problematic human capital issues...

Spilman Wins Important Legal Battle for Health Care Client Fairmont General Hospital
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, June 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Morgantown, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that it recently won a favorable ruling for client Fairmont General Hospital (FGH). The West Virginia Supreme Court ended the three-year-long Fairmont General Hospital v. City of Fairmont, et. al. lawsuit via summary judgment, holding that FGH alone has the right to appoint its own board members...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Practice Groups & Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, May 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) recently announced that several of its practice groups and attorneys were listed in the 2013 Chambers USA annual directory of leading law firms and attorneys. Chambers USA annually researches the strength and reputation of law firms and individual lawyers throughout the United States...

Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Pa. Super Lawyers
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, May 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC announced that two attorneys were recognized in the 2013 edition of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® magazine. Kevin M. Eddy, in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, and Barry A. Naum, in the firm’s Harrisburg-area office, were named to the Rising Stars list...

Spilman Member to Teach at Charleston School of Law
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, May 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that Charles L. Woody, member in its Charleston, W.Va. office, will be serving as adjunct professor at Charleston School of Law in Charleston, S.C. He will teach employment law during the 2013 “maymester,” a month-long semester in May during which intense, unique courses are offered...

Spilman Attorney Named W.Va. Bar Foundation Fellow
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, April 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC announced today that Neva G. Lusk, member in its Charleston office, was named a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow. She joins fewer than 300 other Fellows previously selected from more than 5,000 eligible lawyers and judges in the state...

Team Spilman Fights N.C. Hunger
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, April 2013
North Carolina, United States of America

Winston-Salem, N.C. – The 2013 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy food drive collected more than 180,000 pounds of food, or the equivalent of 150,000 meals, for the state’s food-insecure residents. Lawyers, law departments, judges and law schools across North Carolina donated generously to the effort, which concluded earlier this month...

Spilman Attorney Delivers E-Discovery Presentation at Nation’s Capital
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, March 2013
Virginia, United States of America

Roanoke, Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that member King F. Tower will be speaking Monday in Washington, D.C. at the SHRM® 2013 Employment Law and Legislative Conference. Tower will be speaking to senior-level human resource professionals from across the country on the topic of “Discovering E-Discovery: HR’s New Role in Employment Litigation...

Spilman Expands Corporate Finance and FERC Practice
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, March 2013
Pennsylvania, United States of America

Pittsburgh — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) is pleased to announce that Michael J. Tarutis has joined the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He is a member of the firm’s corporate finance practice group, wherein he focuses on start-up and early-stage firms...

Spilman Member Jim Walls Speaks on Shale Gas Opportunities at Nation’s Capital
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, February 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that member James A. Walls will be speaking Thursday in Washington, D.C. at the North American Regional Meeting of World Services Group...

Spilman Supports Bennington Book Launch with Continued Focus on Diversity
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, February 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman), in partnership with the Charleston Area Alliance, recently sponsored local career coach and author Emily Bennington’s launch of her second book, Who Says It’s a Man’s World?, as part of the firm’s Women’s Networking Series and diversity initiative...

Spilman Attorneys Recognized by N.C. Super Lawyers®
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2013
North Carolina, United States of America

The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that attorneys Rayford K. “Trip” Adams III and Nathan B. Atkinson were recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers® magazine. Both attorneys received excellent reviews from their peers during the Super Lawyers® selection process...

Spilman Attorney David R. Croft to Speak at 47th Annual Heckerling Institute Conference
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Wheeling, WV – David R. Croft, Member in Charge of Spilman’s Wheeling office and one of the region’s leading authorities on estate planning and federal taxation matters, is presenting on the timely subject of mineral interests at the 47th Annual Heckerling Institute, taking place in Orlando, Florida from January 14-18, 2013...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Elects New Members
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, January 2013
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that it has elected several new members effective January 1, 2013. M. Mallory Mantiply (Roanoke, Va.) focuses on trials and litigation of all types. He has tried cases in state and federal courts, before juries, judges and arbitrators...

Two Attorneys Join Spilman's Wheeling Office
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, December 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Wheeling, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that Lisa M. Hawrot and Ronald M. Musser have joined its Wheeling, W.Va. office as counsel. Hawrot has represented parties in West Virginia and Ohio in all aspects of complex family law for more than 15 years. Last year, she successfully argued an adoption matter before the West Virginia Supreme Court...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Ranked Nationally as Best Law Firm
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, November 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. -- Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC recently announced that the firm was ranked as a “Best Law Firm” at the national level for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law. The “Best Law Firms” list was compiled by the combined efforts of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®...

Spilman Attorney Appointed to DTCWV Board of Governors
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that John R. Teare, Jr., counsel in the firm’s Charleston, W.Va. office, has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia. He will serve a three-year term...

Spilman Files Suit Against USEPA to Protect Interests of Natural Gas Industry
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, October 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

New Air Regulations Could Unfairly Burden Smaller Producers Charleston, W.Va. —The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that it recently filed suit in D.C. Circuit Court against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf of several oil and natural gas associations throughout the eastern United States...

Spilman Wins Important Tax Case for Client in Supreme Court
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. —The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that it recently won a favorable ruling for one of its corporate clients, Feroleto Steel Company, Inc. (Feroleto), in a tax case before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (the Court). On September 25, 2012, the Court decided the case of Feroleto Steel Company, Inc. v. Oughten (Case No...

Spilman Attorneys Named 2013 Lawyers of the Year
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. —The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle announced today that three of its attorneys were named “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Only a single attorney is recognized as such for each practice area in each community. “Lawyers of the Year” are chosen based on particularly high ratings received during the yearly Best Lawyers® peer-review surveys...

Spilman Attorney on the Frontier of E-Discovery Ethics
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
North Carolina, United States of America

Winston-Salem, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that attorney R. Scott Adams recently participated in a live national video webcast discussing the ethical issues surrounding electronic discovery (e-discovery). The full webcast, titled “Document Management, Retention and Destruction”, was hosted by the Institute for Paralegal Education...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Helps Employers Guard Against Trending Labor and Employment Lawsuits
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
North Carolina, United States of America

Winston-Salem, N.C. — The Triad’s leading human resources and employment law practitioners convened today at the WinMock at Kinderton conference center to learn best practices for hiring, firing and everything in between...

Spilman Adds 5 New Attorneys to the Team
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced today that five new associates have joined the practice. David A. Bosak’s primary area of practice is general litigation. He received both his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, and his law degree from The Ohio State University. He worked as a summer associate at Spilman during the summer of 2011...

Spilman Attorney Assumes Leadership Position with Komen
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, September 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that Jennifer S. Greenlief, associate in its Charleston, W.Va. office, was recently elected as president of the board of directors for the West Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Greenlief has been a member of the board since August 2011...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2013
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, August 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that several of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 directory of leading attorneys. Best Lawyers®, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Practice Groups & Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, June 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC recently announced that several of its practice groups and attorneys were listed in the 2012 Chambers USA annual rankings directory of leading law firms and attorneys. Chambers USA annually researches the strength and reputation of law firms and individual lawyers throughout the United States...

Spilman Attorneys Inducted into Litigation Counsel of America
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, June 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced today that James S. Crockett, Jr. and Sharon L. Potter were inducted as Fellows into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of attorneys in the United States...

Spilman Attorney Named W.Va. Bar Foundation Fellow
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, April 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Morgantown, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC announced today that Ward D. “Jerry” Stone, Jr., member in its Morgantown office, was named a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow. He joins fewer than 300 other Fellows previously selected from more than 5,000 eligible lawyers and judges in the state...

Spilman Thomas & Battle Attorneys Address Shale Gas Industry Leaders at Water Management Conference
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, March 2012
Pennsylvania, United States of America

Canonsburg, Pa. — Nearly 400 leaders from the shale gas industry, including energy companies, midstream operators, policymakers and legal professionals, gathered today at the Shale Gas Water Management Marcellus Initiative 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Canonsburg...

Spilman Adds MSHA/ OSHA Lawyer
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, February 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC announced today that Dennise R. Smith has rejoined its Charleston, W.Va. office as a senior attorney. Smith’s practice will focus on workplace safety issues. Smith regularly represents employers on MSHA and OSHA matters...

Two Spilman Attorneys Contribute to ABA Publication
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, February 2012
West Virginia, United States of America

Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that Eric E. Kinder and Jeffrey D. Patton recently authored portions of “Employment at Will: A State-by-State Survey”, a publication of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law. Kinder co-authored the reference book’s West Virginia chapter...

 

 


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