Steptoe & Johnson Attorneys Named Super Lawyers



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Thirty-eight lawyers included in list; ten named "Rising Stars"

Bridgeport, WV -- Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to announce that thirty-eight of the firm?s lawyers are included in the 2011 class of West Virginia Super Lawyers?, with ten lawyers included as West Virginia ?Rising Stars.?

The editors selected the following Steptoe & Johnson attorneys:

Laurie C. Barbe - Insurance Coverage

Kenneth J. Barton, Jr. - Real Estate

Rodney L. Bean - Employment & Labor

Henry C. Bowen ? Workers? Compensation

Susan S. Brewer - Professional Liability/Defense

Bryan R. Cokeley - Employment Litigation/Defense

Gordon H. Copland - Business Litigation

Patrick D. Deem ? Mergers & Acquisitions

Louis E. Enderle, Jr. - Real Estate

Sharon O. Flanery - Energy & Natural Resources

William E. Galeota - Business Litigation

Sara E. Hauptfuehrer - Employee Benefits/ERISA

Evans L. King ? Mergers & Acquisitions

W. Henry Lawrence - Business Litigation

Steven P. McGowan - Energy & Natural Resources

C. David Morrison - Employment Litigation/Defense

Ancil G. Ramey ? Appellate

Larry J. Rector - Employment Litigation/Defense

Christopher L. Slaughter - Employment & Labor

Robert M. Steptoe, Jr. - Employment & Labor

Joanna I. Tabit - Employment Litigation/Defense

James W. Turner - Class Action/Mass Torts

Carolyn A. Wade ? Employment & Labor

Kara Cunningham Williams ? Business Litigation

Richard M. Yurko, Jr. ? Employment Litigation/Defense

Walter L. Williams - Health Care

William D. Wilmoth - Business Litigation

James M. Wilson - Personal Injury Defense/General

West Virginia Rising Stars 

Mario R . Bordogna ? Employment & Labor

Tiffany A. Cropp ? Energy & Natural Resources

Susan L. Deniker ? Employment & Labor

Teresa A. Kleeh ? Insurance Coverage

Thomas S. Kleeh ? Employment Litigation/Defense

Michael D. Mullins ? Civil Rights/First Amendment

Michelle Piziak ? Insurance Coverage

Peter J. Raupp ? General Litigation

Robert E. Ryan - Transportation

Monte L. Williams ? General Litigation

About Super Lawyers?
The outcome of the Super Lawyers? selection process is the publication of a comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys, which is a resource to assist consumers searching for top legal counsel in a particular area of law. The Super Lawyers? list is a compilation of peer recognition and professional achievement, which includes the categories of verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, special certifications, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, and educational background.

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.

For more information, contact Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, at (304) 933-8000, or via email: Visit the firm?s website at:

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Bridgeport, WV