Firm Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America for 2021

The Best Lawyers in America® named 90 Steptoe & Johnson attorneys in its 2021 rankings.  They practice throughout firm locations in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.  Also, Steptoe & Johnson is top-listed in West Virginia in 17 practice areas including litigation, energy, oil and gas, labor, banking and finance, natural resources, and others.  

Steptoe & Johnson is also top listed in West Virginia in 17 practice areas including: 

Product Liability Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Law
Water Law
Appellate Law
Banking and Finance Law 

​Steptoe & Johnson attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America®.  Click on the name to view more information about that attorney.

Thomas L. Aman, Jr.
   Project Finance Law

Rodney L. Baker, II
   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Laurie C. Barbe
   Insurance Law
   Litigation - Insurance

Michael W. Barill
   Corporate Law
   Tax Law
   Trusts and Estates

Kenneth J. Barton, Jr.
   Banking and Finance Law
   Commercial Finance Law
   Commercial Litigation
   Corporate Law
   Litigation - Banking and Finance
   Litigation - Real Estate
   Real Estate Law

Rodney L. Bean
   Appellate Practice
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Kathy G. Beckett
   Administrative/Regulatory Law
   Energy Law
   Environmental Law
   Government Relations Practice
   Litigation - Environmental
   Oil and Gas Law

Armando F. Benincasa
   Energy Law
   Energy Regulatory Law
   Environmental Law
   Litigation - Environmental
   Natural Resources Law
   Oil and Gas Law
   Water Law

Phillip J. Binotto
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Susan S. Brewer
   Health Care Law
   Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
   Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Joseph C. Bunn
   Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
   Mining Law

John R. Callcott
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

James C. Carpenter
   Commercial Litigation
   Construction Law
   Litigation - Banking and Finance 
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
   Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Melissa Devich Cochran
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Bryan R. Cokeley
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment
   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
   Mining Law

Gordon H. Copland
   Antitrust Law
   Commercial Litigation
   Health Care Law
   Litigation - Antitrust
   Litigation - Banking and Finance
   Litigation - Municipal

Lori A. Dawkins
  Commercial Litigation
  Energy Law

Patrick D. Deem
   Corporate Law
   Energy Law
   Natural Resources Law
   Oil and Gas Law
   Real Estate Law

Susan Llewellyn Deniker
   Employment Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Marcia L. DePaula
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

G. Kurt Dettinger
   Energy Law
   Government Relations Practice
   Natural Resources Law

Tracey B. Eberling
   Insurance Law
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Jonathan R. Ellis
   Mining Law

Sarah C. Ellis
   Corporate Law
   Real Estate Law

Louis E. Enderle, Jr.
   Corporate Law
   Real Estate Law

W. Randolph Fife
   Commercial Litigation
   Insurance Law
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Sharon O. Flanery
   Energy Law
   Energy Regulatory Law
   Mining Law
   Natural Resources Law
   Oil and Gas Law

David M. Flannery
   Energy Law
   Energy Regulatory Law
   Environmental Law
   Litigation - Environmental
   Natural Resources Law
   Water Law

Michael E. Flowers
   Commercial Finance Law
   Corporate Law
   Mergers and Acquisitions Law
   Real Estate Law

Robert D. Fluharty
   Energy Law
   Mining Law
   Natural Resources Law
   Oil and Gas Law
   Real Estate Law

Jan L. Fox
   Education Law
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Sandra K. Fraley
   Energy Law
   Natural Resources Law
  
Bridget D. Furbee
   Energy Law

Brian D. Gallagher
   Construction Law
   Corporate Law
   Real Estate Law
   Venture Capital Law

Michelle E. Gaston
   Insurance Law
   Litigation - Insurance

Beth Rauer Goodykoontz
   Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action - Defendants
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

J. Greg Goodykoontz
   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Andrew S. Graham 
   Real Estate Law

Craig A. Griffith
   Tax Law 

Vincent Holzhall
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Russell D. Jessee
   Commercial Litigation
   Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Charles F. Johns
   Commercial Litigation
   Health Care Law
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
   Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Craig L. Johnson
   Litigation - Healthcare
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Evans L. King, Jr.
   Banking and Finance Law
   Commercial Finance Law
   Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
   Corporate Law
   Financial Services Regulation Law
   Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Kurt L. Krieger
   Energy Law
   Oil and Gas Law

Edward L. Kropp
   Environmental Law

William M. Lane
   Trusts and Estates

W. Henry Lawrence
   Commercial Litigation
   Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
   Energy Law
   Environmental Law
   Litigation - Banking and Finance
   Litigation - Environmental
   Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
   Litigation - Real Estate
   Natural Resources Law
   Oil and Gas Law

Jamie L. Leary
   Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
   Litigation - ERISA

Joseph U. Leonoro
   Employment Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Richard L. Lewis
   Energy Law
   Energy Regulatory Law
   Environmental Law
   Litigation - Environmental
   Mining Law
   Natural Resources Law
   Water Law

Randall C. Light
   Banking and Finance Law
   Corporate Law
   Education Law
   Oil and Gas Law
   Real Estate Law

Anders W. Lindberg
   Litigation - Health Care

David R. Little
   Energy Law

Steven F. Luby
   Corporate Law
   Tax Law

John R. Merinar, Jr.
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Edward A. Miller
    Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action - Defendants

Ryan J. Morgan
   Energy Law
   Natural Resources Law

C. David Morrison
   Appellate Practice
   Employment Law - Individuals
   Employment Law - Management
   Energy Law
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment
   Mining Law

James J. A. Mulhall
   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Michael C. Mullins
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

James H. Newberry Jr.
   Education Law

Melanie Morgan Norris
   Litigation - Insurance

Jeffrey K. Phillips
   Energy Law
   Mining Law
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Bryan K. Prosek
   Corporate Law
   Mergers and Acquisitions Law
   Project Finance Law

Ancil G. Ramey
   Appellate Practice
   Bet-the-Company Litigation
   Commercial Litigation
   Insurance Law
   Litigation - Banking and Finance
   Litigation - Labor and Employment
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Hannah Curry Ramey
   Litigation - Insurance

Larry J. Rector
   Criminal Defense: White-Collar
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Benjamin L. Riddle
   Insurance Law

Jason E. Roma
   Product Liability Law - Defendants
   Transportation Law

Robert E. Ryan
   Railroad Law

Donald C. Sinclair II
   Transportation Law

Charles A. Sinsel
   Health Care Law

Christopher L. Slaughter
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Labor and Employment

Alyssa A. Sloan
   Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Amy M. Smith
   Appellate Practice
   Commercial Litigation

Arthur M. Standish
   Banking and Finance Law
   Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
   Bet-the-Company Litigation
   Litigation - Bankruptcy
   Real Estate Law

Frank J. Stanek
   Commercial Litigation
   Insurance Law

Robert M. Steptoe, Jr.
   Arbitration
   Bet-the-Company Litigation
   Commercial Litigation
   Employment Law - Management
   Labor Law - Management
   Litigation - Construction
   Litigation - Environmental
   Litigation - Labor and Employment
   Mediation

John C. Stump
   Economic Development Law
   Government Relations Practice
   Municipal Law
   Project Finance Law
   Public Finance Law
   Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Todd M. Swanson
    Utilities Law

Allyn G. Turner
   Environmental Law
   Litigation - Environmental
   Water Law
   
James W. Turner
   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
   Railroad Law
   Transportation Law

Thomas A. Vorbach
   Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
   Non-Profit / Charities Law
   Tax Law
   Technology Law
   Trusts and Estates

William J. Wahoff
   Employment Law - Management
   Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
 
Melissa S. Watkins
   Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
   Litigation and Controversy - Tax
   Non-profit / Charities Law
   Tax Law

Allison B. Williams
 
 Litigation - Labor and Employment

Monté L. Williams
   Commercial Litigation
   Construction Law
   Litigation - Insurance
   Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants 
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
   Privacy and Data Security Law
   Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

William D. Wilmoth
   Bet-the-Company Litigation
   Commercial Litigation
   Corporate Governance Law
   Criminal Defense: White-Collar
   Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
   Litigation - Construction
   Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
   Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
   Qui Tam Law