Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 1West VirginiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Sizable team offering outstanding litigators who can handle the full gamut of litigation matters including toxic torts, commercial disputes and appeals. An impressive client roster includes major companies from the energy, banking and insurance sectors. Has successfully defended higher education clients in a number of construction disputes.

Strengths

A client comments: "They are so responsive - it is above and beyond. I have such faith in their representation."

Another client adds: "They are thorough, well staffed and well versed in community and political issues that could impact a particular case."

Work highlights

Acted for First Mercury Insurance Company in a fight over an insurance company's duty to pay for the defense of its insured, winning a motion for summary judgment.

Notable practitioners

Heather Heiskell Jones operates a wide-ranging commercial litigation practice, which sees her defending a variety of toxic torts and insurance-related claims. She has further capabilities in employment litigation.

James Walls is noted for his skills in energy-related litigation. He handles both civil and criminal cases.
"He provides thoughtful recommendations on how to resolve matters."

Neva Lusk gains praise for her strengths in navigating complex commercial disputes, including product liability claims.

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Ranked departments can:
  • License the use of Chambers content
  • Access Research Analytics
  • Tailor profile information

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

West Virginia

Litigation: General Commercial


Heather Heiskell Jones
Band 2
James Walls
Band 3
Neva Lusk
Band 2