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Bowles Rice LLP

1 National Ranking & 54 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Energy Law

Work predominantly with Charles Dollison of Bowles Rice, who is very effective and easy to work with. Mr. Dollison is a very business commercial attorney which is rarity.

William West Hendricks Resources, Ltd

Banking and Finance Law

Sandy Murphy and the entire bank services team at Bowles Rice are hands down the best at what they do in West Virginia.

Robert Tissue Summit Financial Group, Inc.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Bowles Rice's services team provide what has to be one of the best values in quality M&A representation.

Robert Tissue Summit Financial Group, Inc.

Energy Law

Tom Lane of Bowles Rice has provided legal counsel for our company for 15+ years. Not only is he a consummate professional, but also he has decades of experience in the practice of energy law.

Ellen McCurdy Horse Creek Coal Land Company

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have worked with Bowles Rice for over 20 years on Bankruptcy and Creditor cases. Their response is very timely and they are always up-to-date on most recent laws/cases which may affect my area of banking. I would highly recommend this firm.

Tina L. Martin Summit Financial Group, Inc.

Tax Law

Our family attorney, Robert Kiss of Bowles Rice, assisted us with our wills. He could not be more responsive or helpful with our needs. We would recommend Robert Kiss to anyone who would need an attorney in the area which his licenses apply.

Health Care Law

Bowles Rice has been great to work with. The firm is a great resource and provides outstanding consulting and legal service to Partners in Health Network.

Robert D. Whitler Partners in Health Network, Inc.

Public Finance Law

I have worked with the attorneys at Bowles Rice for years. They do top-notch work for our mutual clients.

Edward McLiney McLiney and Company

Trusts & Estates Law

I have over the years paid over half a million dollars in legal fees to firms from Chicago to New Orleans to Boston to Baltimore, and I continue to be impressed with the attention, quality and competence at Bowles Rice of West Virginia for each item or issue for which I've sought their assistance from their various team members. They are truly an excellent law firm.

Leonard Frenkil

Corporate Law

Bowles Rice is an exceptional firm in every way. I find their professionalism, counsel, courtesy, thoughtfulness, thoroughness and overall expertise to be exemplary in every way. Over the course of my career, they are among the very best that I have had the pleasure to work with across a wide array of issues. I deeply appreciate the sense of friendship and partnership that I share with them and value their integrity perhaps above all.

Dave Hartvigsen Adventures on the Gorge

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Regarding Employee Benefits or ERISA Law, Wheeling-Nisshin deals with Melody Simpson. Melody has been extremely helpful in guiding us through a maze of complicated ERISA challenges. In addition, our 401K Third Party Administrator and Investment Advisor have found Melody to be an expert when seeking ERISA guidance.

Jeffrey J. McLaughlin Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc.

Corporate Law

Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc. deals primarily with Ellen Maxwell-Hoffman as our lead counsel at Bowles Rice. Ellen has a very thorough understanding of our company's history, background, and legal needs. Ms. Maxwell-Hoffman is extremely responsive when we have legal questions or need advice.

Jeffrey J. McLaughlin Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc.

Litigation - Construction

i have worked personally and professionally with many Bowles Rice attorneys over the past 20 years, and I have been very impressed with their professionalism, understanding, and consistent involvement in each case. Bowles Rice has extensive expertise throughout the firm and always involves the most experienced staff for each project. I would highly recommend Bowles Rice to anyone!

Pat Gallagher CTL Engineering

Public Finance Law

I have utilized the talent at Bowles Rice with regard to Berkeley County's public financing needs for many years. I have always found the firm to be well prepared and knowledgeable. The lawyers with whom I have dealt are quick to give us answers or point us in the right direction. The know and understand the law well, including IRS rules and regulations, securities and exchange regulations and the state laws governing bond sales and other public financing avenues. The County enjoys a good, strong relationship with the public finance group in the Charleston office of Bowles Rice. Their personnel are helpful and always courteous. I have, in the past, referred other governmental units to Bowles Rice and will continue to do so.

Norwood Bentley, III Esq. Berkeley County Government

Non-Profit / Charities Law

The people at Bowles Rice know their work and their clients. They are great to work with.

Melvin Jones The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation