Eleven Jenkins Fenstermaker practice areas earned Tier 1 rankings in the 10th annual U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list.
Jenkins Fenstermaker was recognized in the following areas:
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
For the 2020 Edition of the “Best Law Firms” list, 14,931 law firms throughout the United States – and across 75 national practice areas – were reviewed. Of that number, only 2,106 firms received a national law firm ranking.
“We couldn’t be prouder to receive such recognition,” said __, president of Jenkins Fenstermaker. “Our attorneys work hard every single day to serve the region and it’s nice to be recognized for that work.”
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence and is the oldest, most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” publication are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer included in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list, which recognizes the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the country. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC, provides representation in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio, backed by more than 90 years of legal experience. Clients can find attorneys dedicated to quality, detail-oriented representation in business and commercial law; wills, trusts and estates; litigation; and labor and employment law.
Huntington, W.Va., Seven Jenkins Fenstermaker attorneys have been named to the 2018 West Virginia Super Lawyers list and five have been named to the 2018 West Virginia Rising Stars list.
The following attorneys named on the 2018 Super Lawyers list, identified by the practice area(s) for which they are being recognized, are:
Stephen Golder – Business/Corporate Law
Charles Gould – Civil Litigation: Defense
Lee Murray Hall – Insurance Coverage
Barbara Keefer – Insurance Coverage
Thomas Scarr – General Litigation
Robert Sweeney Jr. – Construction Litigation
Barry Taylor – Medical Malpractice Defense
The following attorneys named on the 2018 Rising Stars list, identified by the practice area(s) for which they are being recognized, are:
James Heslep – Workers’ Compensation
Nathanial Kuratomi – Civil Litigation: Defense
Anna Price – Civil Litigation: Defense
Xavier Staggs – Employment & Labor
Sarah Walling – Insurance Coverage
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process, which results in a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC provides representation in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio, backed by more than 90 years of legal experience. Clients can find attorneys dedicated to quality, detail-oriented representation in business and commercial law; wills, trusts and estates; litigation; and labor and employment law.
Three Jenkins Fenstermaker attorneys were named 2018 Charleston, WV “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America®. Honored were Stephen Golder, Charlotte Hoffman Norris and Thomas Scarr.
Stephen Golder was honored as 2018 Charleston, WV “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Commercial Transactions and UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) Law.
Charlotte Hoffman Norris was honored as the 2018 Charleston, WV “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Litigation – Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Thomas Scarr was honored as the 2018 Charleston, WV “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Litigation – Construction.
Best Lawyers is the preeminent national resource for recognizing legal expertise, ethics, and professionalism. Selection is based solely on confidential peer review, and only one lawyer is selected in each geographical area for each area of practice.
“We are very proud of our partner’s accomplishments and recognition. The outcomes that these attorneys deliver are the validation of their selections as Lawyer of the Year,” said Steven Wellman, CEO and Managing Member of the firm.
About Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC attorneys pride themselves on quality representation, superior service, and dedication to their clients’ needs. The firm’s lawyers provide counsel and legal representation in business and commercial, labor and employment, and civil litigation matters, as well as estate planning services. Based in West Virginia, the firm also routinely handles legal matters in Kentucky and Ohio. The firm and its attorneys have been nationally recognized in Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms.