21 Steptoe & Johnson Attorneys Ranked As "Leaders In Their Field"



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Chambers USA has named 21 Steptoe & Johnson attorneys "Leaders in their Field" for the 2010 year. Patrick D. Kelly, Evans L. King, Jr., Randall C. Light, Joanna I. Tabit and Walter L. Williams are the newest attorneys to be included in the forthcoming edition of Chambers USA -- America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

"We are honored to have 21 of our attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as Leaders in their Field," said firm CEO, Susan Brewer. "The attorneys selected for this accolade have increased with each year's rankings, reflecting the strength of our relationships with our clients."

The following lawyers representing Steptoe & Johnson will be listed as recommended leaders in their respective areas of practice:

Rodney L. Bean - Labor & Employment
Susan S. Brewer - Litigation: Healthcare
Bryan R. Cokeley - Labor & Employment
Patrick D. Deem - Corporate/Commercial; Natural Resources; Real Estate
David E. Dick - Labor & Employment
Louis E. Enderle, Jr. - Real Estate
Sharon O. Flanery - Natural Resources
William E. Galeota - Litigation: General Commercial
Patrick D. Kelly - Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare
Evans L. King, Jr. -  Corporate/Commercial
Randall C. Light -  Real Estate
John R. Merinar, Jr. - Labor & Employment
C. David Morrison - Labor & Employment
Jeffrey K. Phillips - Litigation: General Commercial
James A. Russell - Natural Resources
Christopher L. Slaughter - Labor & Employment
Robert M. Steptoe, Jr. - Labor & Employment
John C. Stump - Corporate/Commercial
Joanna I. Tabit - Litigation: General Commercial
Walter L. Williams - Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare
L. Frederick Williams, Jr. - Corporate/Commercial; Corporate/Commercial: Tax

More than 100 full-time Chambers USA researchers interviewed thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. This intensive research identified the market?s leading lawyers and law firms - those that perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. Details of individual ranking positions and editorial commentary will not be released until the book is published in June 2010.

About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment and litigation. It comprises over 180 lawyers resident in eight locations throughout West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. For nearly a century, Steptoe & Johnson has demonstrated its commitment to quality, devoting personal attention, experience, skill, and resources to client-focused service.

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