Jackson Kelly PLLC


Jackson Kelly PLLC Attorneys Recognized Again by Benchmark Litigation

October 5, 2017

Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation continues to recognize Jackson Kelly attorneys Michael T. Cimino, A.L. Emch, and Thomas J. Hurney as local litigation stars in West Virginia. Cimino, Emch, and Hurney were identified as three of the nation’s preeminent litigation practitioners and will be listed in Benchmark Litigation 2018.

Cimino’s practice focuses on the representation of companies challenging enforcement by the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. He also represents defendants in litigation, with emphases on deliberate intent, premises liability and toxic tort.

Emch’s practice at the firm focuses on the representation of defendants in trial and appellate litigation in both state and federal courts, with emphases on personal injury (deliberate intent cases and industrial accidents), products liability, toxic torts, class actions, mass torts and other complex litigation.

Hurney’s practice involves the litigation and trial of cases involving serious personal injury and wrongful death. He is the current president of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA).  He has significant experience defending medical negligence and toxic tort actions, including mass tort and class action litigation.

Benchmark Litigation focuses exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, with a research team based in the U.S. conducting extensive face-to-face interviews around the country over a year-long period. It pinpoints the best all-around trial attorneys at both the local and national levels. Law firms receiving the “highly recommended” designation, such as Jackson Kelly, received the most mentions overall and were held as dominant in their particular jurisdiction.

Client Focus  Industry Insight  National Reputation . Jackson Kelly PLLC is a large regional law firm with more than 160 attorneys located in twelve offices throughout Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Washington, DC. Focusing on clients' industry-specific needs, the Firm serves a wide variety of corporate and public clients and enjoys a national reputation in business, labor and employment, litigation, government contracts, tax, safety and health, permitting, natural resource and environmental law.


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