Ann B. Rembrandt

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1374 | Fax: (304) 340-1044 | Email: arembrandt@jacksonkelly.com
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202


Ann B. Rembrandt is a Member of the Firm's Administrative Practice Group, focusing in the defense of occupational pneumoconiosis claims filed under the Federal Black Lung Act and the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Act, arising out of exposure to coal, glass, asbestos and chemicals. In defending these claims, Ms. Rembrandt has appeared before the United States Department of Labor, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, the Benefits Review Board, the United States District Court, the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. She has addressed the Office of Administrative Law Judges Annual Training Conference regarding the defense perspective of litigating federal black lung cases. Additionally, Ms. Rembrandt has regularly appeared before the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Division, the Office of Judges, Appeal Board and the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, as well as the West Virginia Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Rembrandt served as an attorney adviser for the Office of Administrative Law Judges within the United States Department of Labor. She graduated cum laude from Thomas More College in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and an Associate of Arts degree in psychology. She received her law degree in 1983 from the University of Louisville School of Law, where she was a member of the Journal of Law and Education.

Ms. Rembrandt has been admitted to practice in the state courts of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Western District of Kentucky and the Southern District of West Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits.

 
Legal Experience
 
1986 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
1984 - 1986U.S. Department of Labor; Office of Administrative Law Judges
 
Education
 
1983J.D.University of Louisville School of Law
1981B.A.Thomas More College (KY) (History)
1981A.A.Thomas More College (KY) (Psychology)
 
Bar Admissions
 
1987West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
1993U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
1988U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1987U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
1987U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
1987All West Virginia state courts
1986U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
1985All Ohio state courts
1984All Kentucky state courts

Community:
  • Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral
  • Lower Donnally Homeowners and Beautification Association
  • Read Aloud Program
  • Secret Santa Program

Teaching and Lecturing:
  • Speaker, 1994 Annual Training Conference, Office of Administrative Law Judges, U.S. Department of Labor

Awards and Honors:
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2018 Charleston, West Virginia, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named in the 2017 Best Lawyers®  Business Edition "Women in Law" 
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2016 Charleston, West Virginia, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, 2007-2018
  • Book Award - Corporations, 1982
  • Graduated cum laude from Thomas More College, 1981
  • Recipient, Remke Scholarship
  • Recipient, Bagby Scholarship
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