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6 McCandlish Holton Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Six lawyers from McCandlish Holton were recently selcted by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America© for 2017. 

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

More information about the Best Lawyers® rankings, including the selection process, can be found here.

The recognized attorneys are:

Thomas C. Foster

-Employee Benefits Law

Michael H. Gladstone

-Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigations / Class Actions, Personal Injury Litigation

Helen L. Konrad

-Immigration Law

Thomas W. McCandlish

-Health Care Law

Samantha Stecker Otero

-Employment Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Mark B. Rhoads

-Immigration Law

 

 

 

 

 


15th Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

McCandlish Holton is thrilled to announce our 15th Annual Workers' Compansation Seminar! The seminar has become one of the premier industry events in the Mid-Atlantic Region-- a full day of useful information and continuing education free to adjusters, risk managers, nurse case managers, and brokers. The event will take place September 21, 2016 at The Westin Richmond.

For more information, follow this link!


McCandlish Holton’s Scott Ford and Emily Martins Talk Workers’ Comp at Opioid Management Symposium

 

 

 

 

 


Firm Vice President, and Director, Scott Ford spoke alongside Associate Emily Martins on the legal implications of opioid use as pain management in workers' compensation claims. The event, hosted by Genex Services, covered a range of topics including prescription drug monitoring, pain recovery programs, and workers' comp best practices.

Genex Services is an industry leader in claims management for workers' compensation, medical cost containment, and social security representation. 

McCandlish Holton's worker's compensation attorneys represent employers, carriers, and self-insurers in cases throughout Virginia, and DC. Whether defending a case at a hearing, negotiating at mediation or drafting an appellate brief, our lawyers are experienced advocates who are determined to meet your objectives. 


McCandlish Holton Director Speaks to National Group in Texas

On February 8, 2016, McCandlish Holton Director Jennifer Minear spoke to the American Health Lawyers Association's Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute in Austin, Texas.  Her talk on the topic of physician immigration issues was part of a panel titled, "Austin City Limits: Navigating the Border of Immigration and Health Care Law."


Scott C. Ford Named To 2016 Super Lawyers List

Scott C. Ford, a director with McCandlish Holton, has been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list in the category of Workers’ Compensation Law. This is the seventh consecutive year in which he was selected.

Mr. Ford chairs the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. He also serves on the board for Kid’s Chance of Virginia and the Honors Advisory Council for James Madison University.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice. For more information, please visit www.superlawyers.com.


McCandlish Holton Lawyer Selected for 2015 Virginia Business Legal Elite

A McCandlish Holton attorney has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2015 Virginia Business Legal Elite. Samantha Stecker Otero was recognized in Labor/Employment Law. The Legal Elite listing is published annually in the Virginia Business magazine in collaboration with the Virginia Bar Association. Nearly 3,800 nominations were submitted this year, and Virginia Business selected roughly a quarter of the nominees for their final list.


McCandlish Holton’s Practices Ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016

McCandlish Holton has received both national and metropolitan rankings in the 2016 edition of US News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The firm received metropolitan Richmond Tier 1 ratings in Immigration and Health Care Law.  McCandlish Holton’s Health Care practice also received a Tier 3 national ranking.  Several other of the firm’s practices earned Richmond Metro ratings. See the full ratings here:  U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016.

Tier 1 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

Tier 2 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

Tier 3 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. For more information, please see http://www.bestlawyers.com.


Best Lawyers in America 2016 Edition

We are pleased to announce that six of the firm's attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. They are:

Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Personal Injury - Plaintiffs:

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law:

Employment Law - Individuals, Employment Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment:

Health Care Law:

Immigration Law:


Jennifer Minear elected Secretary of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  elected Jennifer Minear as Secretary of its Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 term.  For more information, please see the AILA's press release.