Roanoke, Va.—The Virginia law firm of Woods Rogers PLC announced today that 35 of its attorneys are featured on the 2015 list of Best Lawyers in America®. The firm also received Tier 1 and Tier 2 Metropolitan Rankings for its offices in Roanoke and Richmond in top practice areas. Best Lawyers released the news and rankings on August 18.  They also appear in the August issue of the publication. Many Woods Rogers lawyers have a significant history of being named Best Lawyers in America, including:

Thomas R. Bagby, Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment
D. Stan Barnhill, Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation- First Amendment; Professional Malpractice Law- Defendants
Neil V. Birkhoff, Tax Law ; Trust and Estates
Victor O. Cardwell, Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management
Claude D. Carter, Real Estate Law
Francis H. Casola, Commercial Litigation; Litigation- Antitrust; Litigation- Intellectual Property; Litigation- Real Estate
Agnis C. Chakravorty, Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment
George J. A. Clemo, Administrative/ Regulatory Law; Corporate Law; Project Finance Law; Public Finance Law; Securitization and Structure; Finance Law
Nicholas C. Conte, Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
James F. Douthat, Land Use and Zoning Law
Bradley W. Fitzgerald, Transportation Law
Frank K. Friedman, Appellate Practice
Anthony J. Gambardella Jr., Administrative/ Regulatory Law; Energy Law
H. Allen Glover, Jr., Administrative/ Regulatory Law; Energy Law
Bayard E. Harris (Retired 2014), Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment
James W. Jennings, Jr., Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation- Defendants; Product Liability Litigation- Defendants; Railroad Law
R. Neal Keesee, Jr., Corporate Law
Talfourd H. Kemper, Sr., Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Trusts and Estates
B. Webb King, Employment Law- Individuals
Alton L. Knighton, Jr., Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Project Finance Law; Public Finance Law
Mark D. Loftis, Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Product Liability Litigation- Defendants; Technology Law
J. Lee E. Osborne, Trusts and Estates
Richard C. Maxwell, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation- Bankruptcy
Heman A. Marshall III, Antitrust Law; Health Care Law; Health Care Litigation
Anthony H. Monioudis, Insurance Law
Thomas T. Palmer, Health Care Law
Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow, Medical Malpractice Law- Defendants
Matthew P. Pritts, Transportation Law
Alexander I. Saunders, Corporate Law; Tax Law; Trust and Estates
Michael K. Smeltzer, Real Estate Law
Christopher W. Stevens, Insurance Law
Daniel C. Summerlin III, Labor Law- Management
Paul R. Thomson, Jr., Criminal Defense: White Collar; Environmental Law Litigation- Environmental; Timber Law; Water Law
Thomas M. Winn III, Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment
Dudley F. Woody, Employment Law- Management

A listing in Best Lawyers is regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. The 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2015) includes 52,488 attorneys in 137 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.