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The Virginia law firm Gentry Lock announced 30 of its attorneys have been named to its 2024 Best Lawyers lists, including 25 attorneys recognized in the 2024 edition of America’s Best Lawyers® and five attorneys recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Things to Watch® in America.
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Of the 25 attorneys recognized by America’s Best Lawyers, three were also honored with the 2024 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award, which is given annually to only one attorney per area of practice in each district. Gentry Locke attorneys recognized with this award are:
W. William Jostwas named the 2024 Tax Lawyer of the Year “Lawyer of the Year” in Roanoke.
K. Brett Marstonwas named the 2024 Building Law Attorney of the Year “Lawyer of the Year” in Roanoke.
W David Paxtonwas named the 2024 Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year “Lawyer of the Year” in Roanoke.
The 25 Gentry Lock attorneys and practice areas recognized on the 2024 Best Lawyers in America list are:
Thomas J. Bondurant Jr. – Corporate Compliance Law, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Matthew W Broughton Personal Injury Claims – Plaintiffs, Product Liability Claims – Plaintiffs
William E. Callahan Jr. – Bankruptcy and rights of creditors and debtors / insolvency and reorganization law, litigation – bankruptcy
Karen L Cohen – Land use and zoning law, and real estate law
Michael J Feeney – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation – Labor and Employment, Qui Tam Law
J Franklin Flippin Banking and Finance Law, Companies Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Merger and Acquisition Law
W. William Jost – Employee Benefits Act (ERISA), Tax Code
Gregory J. Haley – Commercial Litigation, Eminent Property Law and Conviction, Government Relations Practice, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Municipalities
JM Harbert, III Insurance law
Kevin Walker Holt – Commercial lawsuits, lawsuits – Intellectual property
Paul J Kluckenbrink – Labor Law – Administration and Litigation – Labor and Employment
Todd A. Leeson – Labor Law – Administration, Labor Law – Administration, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Paul m. (Nick) Leach, III Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
K. Brett Marston – Building and Litigation Law – Construction
Monica Taylor Monday Appeal practice
W David Paxton – Labor Law – Individuals, Labor Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Glenn W Polley Personal Injury Claims – Defendants
William R. rex – Antitrust Law, Appellate Practices, Banking and Finance Law, Company Betting Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulatory Law, Litigation – Banking and Financial Services, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
John M. Graying – companies laws
J Scott Sexton Commercial lawsuits
Bruce C Stockberger Leveraged buyouts, private equity law, tax law, trusts and real estate
Maxwell H. wiegard Environmental law
Charles L. Williams Environmental law
Clark H. Worthy Real estate law
Kathleen L. I saw – Litigation – Municipality
Gentry Locke’s five attorneys and practice areas recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: People to Watch in America are:
Andrew M. Bowman Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
Dr.. Scott Foster Jr Corporate law, land use and zoning law
Jeffrey B Miller – Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Claims – Defendants, Product Liability Claims – Defendants, Transportation Law
Kirk m. Sosibi – Commercial lawsuits, construction law
Scott A. Stevenson – Antitrust law, commercial litigation, and energy law
The following Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) attorneys have been selected by their peers in their respective areas of practice for inclusion on the Best Lawyers list:
Carter R. Brotherscommercial finance law, trusts and real estate
Jeremy E CarrollLitigation – municipality
Facebook Webster DayCorporate Law, Public Finance Law
Bryce J HunterBanking and Finance Law
Peter M. PerlBankruptcy and debtor-creditor rights / insolvency and reorganization law, corporate law
Laurie D. ThompsonBankruptcy and Rights of Creditors and Debtors / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Family Law Litigation – Bankruptcy
Hugh B WillonsBanking and Finance Law, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, Financial Services Regulation Act, Securities/Capital Markets Law
Robert A. ZyugasCommercial lawsuits
It was named after the Carillion Clinic Biraj PatelMD, and Thomas KodankandathMD, co-medical directors of the Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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