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.
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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.
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, 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.
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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 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
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Employment Law – Management
- Litigation – Labor & Employment
- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tier 3 - Richmond Metropolitan Area
- Commercial Litigation
- Employment Law – Individuals
- Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
- Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
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.
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: