NINETEEN ATTORNEYS NAMED LAWYERS OF THE YEAR FOR 2012
Bridgeport, WV - Nineteen Steptoe & Johnson attorneys have received honors as Best Lawyers? 2012 Lawyers of the Year, an increase from nine attorneys chosen for 2011. Only one lawyer from each area of practice in each metro area was selected.
The Steptoe & Johnson lawyers who received the honor include:
Bryan R. Cokeley Litigation: Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year
Sharon O. Flanery Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year
Arthur M. Standish Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year
L. Frederick Williams, Jr. Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year
Michael W. Barill Tax Law Lawyer of the Year
Susan S. Brewer Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year
Gordon H. Copland Litigation: Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year
Patrick D. Deem Energy Law Lawyer of the Year
Louis E. Enderle, Jr. Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year
William E. Galeota Professional Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year
Kelly Little Guice Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year
Evans L. King, Jr. Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year
Michael Kozakewich, Jr. Litigation: Construction Lawyer of the Year
W. Henry Lawrence Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year
C. David Morrison Employment Law Management Lawyer of the Year
Litigation: Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year
Larry J. Rector Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year
James A. Russell Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year
Robert M. Steptoe, Jr. Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year
Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
Walter L. Williams Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations.
The Best Lawyers in America?, regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States, recently announced that 82 attorneys from Steptoe & Johnson have been included in its 2012 list. Also, the firm is a top-listed firm in West Virginia for the third consecutive year. Six attorneys have received recognition for the first time and 44 of the firm?s practice areas are ranked at the top of their respective categories. The complete list of Steptoe & Johnson attorneys included among The Best Lawyers in America? is available by visiting: http://www.steptoe-johnson.com/bestlawyers.aspx.
About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a regional, business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment, and litigation. It comprises over 200 lawyers resident in ten locations throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. Visit the Steptoe & Johnson website.
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