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Jackson Kelly PLLC Ranked Law Firm of the Year in Mining Law by 2019 U.S. News-Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms™'

November 1, 2018

Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that U.S. News-Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms™’ named the firm the 2019 Law Firm of the Year in Mining Law. Only one law firm per legal practice area receives this recognition. Additionally, the firm received National Tier 1 recognition – the highest possible ranking – in the areas of Mining Law and Natural Resource Law.

“Best Law Firm” bestowed a national ranking in Energy Law, as well as 77 Metropolitan area rankings.   The “Best Law Firms” publication is a collaboration between U.S. News & World Report and the prestigious “Best Lawyers” peer review guide. For its ninth annual edition, “Best Law Firms” ranked U.S. law firms in 75 major legal practice areas nationally and in 122 practice areas across 188 metro areas.

“We are proud that Jackson Kelly has again been recognized by “Best Law Firms” as one of the top firms in the nation and in cities and regions where our attorneys are based,” said Ellen S. Cappellanti, the firm's Managing Member. “These accolades reinforce our commitment to provide high caliber services to our corporate and public clients.”

Jackson Kelly received the following Tier 1 “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan area rankings:

Tier 1 – Akron, Ohio
•    Litigation – Construction

Tier 1 – Charleston, W.Va.
•    Administrative / Regulatory Law
•    Banking and Finance Law
•    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
•    Commercial Litigation
•    Corporate Compliance Law
•    Corporate Law
•    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
•    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
•    Employment Law - Management
•    Energy Law
•    Environmental Law
•    Financial Services Regulation Law
•    Health Care Law
•    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
•    Litigation - Bankruptcy
•    Litigation - Environmental
•    Litigation - Labor & Employment
•    Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
•    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
•    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
•    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
•    Mining Law
•    Natural Resources Law
•    Oil & Gas Law
•    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
•    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
•    Project Finance Law
•    Public Finance Law
•    Real Estate Law
•    Tax Law
•    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 1 – Colorado
•    Energy Law
•    Mining Law

Tier 1 – Evansville
•    Environmental Law
•    Health Care Law

Tier 1 – Indianapolis 
•    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 1 – Lexington, Ky.
•    Construction Law
•    Environmental Law
•    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
•    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
•    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Tier 1 – Morgantown, W.Va.
•    Commercial Finance Law
•    Commercial Litigation
•    Employment Law - Management
•    Health Care Law
•    Labor Law - Management
•    Litigation - Labor & Employment
•    Litigation - Trusts & Estates
•    Trusts & Estates Law
•    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 1 – Pittsburgh
•    Mining Law
•    Natural Resources Law


The “Best Law Firms” list recognizes firms 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 who is included in the annual The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

National Reputation. Industry Insight. Client Focus. Jackson Kelly PLLC is a national law firm with more than 160 attorneys located in eleven 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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