The Best Lawyers in America® has Recognized 12 Steptoe & Johnson Attorneys as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for 2023

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Ryan R. Daniels

Chief Marketing Officer
August 18, 2022

Bridgeport, WV - The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 12 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2023. The Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" recognition is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Listed below are the attorneys who were awarded this recognition:


Armando F. Benincasa

  • Water Law

James W. Turner

  • Railroad Law

Jason E. Roma

  • Transportation Law

Sharon O. Flanery

  • Energy Regulatory Law


James C. Carpenter

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants


Monté L. Williams

  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants


Bridget D. Furbee

  • Energy Law

Melissa S. Watkins

  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Randall C. Light

  • Banking and Finance Law

Rodney L. Bean

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management

Thomas A. Vorbach

  • Nonprofit/Charities Law

San Antonio

Marty Truss

  • Oil and Gas Law

About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a law firm nationally recognized for its strengths in energy law with more than a century of know-how in the areas of business, labor and employment, and litigation. Steptoe & Johnson has over 400 lawyers and other professionals practicing in 18 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. Visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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