Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

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Spilman Center
300 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25321-0273, United States
Phone: 304.340.3800
Fax: 304.340.3801
Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - April 2018 #2

U.S. Agencies Agree to Slash Approval Times for Infrastructure Projects - "More than a dozen federal agencies agreed to slash the time needed for environmental reviews and permitting on major infrastructure projects, a…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

#MeToo Movement Creates Change in Tax Code

During the height of the #MeToo movement and in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Congress enacted a sweeping tax reform bill containing a provision intended to penalize businesses who settle claims involving sexual…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Want the Warranty with That? Car Dealerships, Service Advisors and Overtime Pay

On April 2, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, holding that, because service advisors at car dealerships are “salesm[e]n . . . primarily engaged in . . …more
 /  Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

They Giveth and They Taketh Away - 2018 West Virginia Legislative Session and Employers

This year’s regular session of the West Virginia legislature simultaneously granted employers more rights while taking some away. The Giveth - First, the good news. Employers in West Virginia may now withhold from an…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - April 2018

Bobby D. Fentress, et al, vs. Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al - "This is an Employee Retirement Income Security Act case alleging a breach of fiduciary duties in the management of a defined contribution plan. Defendants'…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade

SuperVision - Labor & Employment Law Insights - Issue 1, April 4, 2018

In this issue of SuperVision, Spencer Cook examines one of the offshoots of the #MeToo movement--the tax ramifications of settling harassment lawsuits. Mitch Rhein explores a recent Supreme Court decision redefining the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation, Transportation

Spilman Alert - Breaking Insights: Pennsylvania Superior Court Overturns Rule of Capture for Unconventional Gas Wells

On April 2, 2018, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued a decision in Briggs v. Southwestern Energy Production Company, No. 1351 MDA 2017, reversing a lower court judgment entered in favor of the defendant producer…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

House Passes Bill to Reduce Capital Requirements of Financial Institutions

On February 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4296, which aims to reduce the operational capital requirements imposed on financial institutions. The bill passed with a vote of 245-169. As is typical with…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

HB 4270 - Information Reporting and Payments to Owners (Check Stubs Relating to Oil and Natural Gas Royalty Payments)

H.B. 4270 - Passed - March 10, 2018 - Signed by Governor - March 27, 2018 - Effective - June 8, 2018 - The Information Reporting and Payments to Owners bill (H.B. 4270) is a companion bill to the Cotenancy Modernization…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - March 2018 #5

California's Ready to Retaliate if Trump Cuts Auto Rules, Sources Say - "As the Trump administration begins to dismantle Barack Obama's ambitious auto efficiency regulations, California is said to be poised to retaliate by…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade, Transportation

2018 West Virginia Legislative Session, the WVCCPA and the West Virginia Safe Mortgage Licensing Act

The 2018 West Virginia legislative session was a busy one regarding consumer finance law. Legislators focused on the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and the West Virginia Safe Mortgage Licensing Act. The West…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - March 2018 #4

Trump Prepared to Hit China with $60 Billion in Annual Tariffs - "President Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in annual tariffs against Chinese products, following through on a longtime threat that he says…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade

WVCCPA and the 2018 West Virginia Legislative Session Update #1

The 2018 West Virginia Legislative Session ended last week, and the legislature has rejected two bills that would have modified the Consumer Credit and Protection Act (“WVCCPA”), the primary statute in West Virginia that…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - March 2018 #3

Pipeline CEOs Vow to Fight Back Against Environmental Activism and Sabotage - "Executives from some of the biggest energy infrastructure companies in Canada and the United States say their industry had been surprised by the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Prohibition of Post-Production Expenses on Flat Rate Royalty Leases in West Virginia

Summary of S.B. 360 - SB 360 applies to flat rate royalty leases, i.e. leases for which the royalty is not "inherently related to the volume of oil and gas so extracted, produced, and marketed," and the conditions upon which…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities
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