Steptoe & Johnson Increases Number of Ranked Attorneys for the Second Year Running in the Chambers USA Rankings

Published: June 13, 2022

Bridgeport, WV – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has 28 attorneys listed in the 2022 Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business rankings. This is the second consecutive year that the firm has increased its number of ranked attorneys. These attorneys practice in three states, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, across seven office locations.

The firm also increased its number of practice areas recognitions to eight including Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial, Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental (New for 2022), Health Care, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate.

The ranked attorneys and their practice areas include:

Banking & Finance

John C. Stump

Energy and Natural Resources

Sharon O. Flanery

Robert D. Fluharty

Bridget D. Furbee

W. Henry Lawrence


Kathy G. Beckett

David M. Flannery


Gordon H. Copland

Charles A. Sinsel

Intellectual Property

Amy Sullivan Cahill

Labor & Employment

Rodney L. Bean

Bryan R. Cokeley

Susan Llewellyn Deniker

Jan L. Fox

John R. Merinar Jr.

C. David Morrison

Christopher L. Slaughter

Robert M. Steptoe Jr.

William J. Wahoff

Litigation: General Commercial

Shawn A. Morgan (New for 2022)

Ancil G. Ramey

Litigation: Mass Torts

James J.A. Mulhall (New for 2022)

Litigation: Medical Malpractice

Jace H. Goins (New for 2022)

Real Estate

Kenneth J. Barton Jr. (New for 2022)

Brian D. Gallagher

Randall C. Light

Steven N. Royce (Associate to Watch)


Michael W. Barill (New for 2022)


Chambers and Partners publishes the annual Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Top firms and top attorneys are ranked based on Chambers’ in-depth research, including thousands of interviews with clients and attorneys.

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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