Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC, proudly announces that Best Lawyers® has recognized Thomas E. Scarr as the 2018 Charleston, WV Litigation - Construction “Lawyer of the Year.” This recognition is based on peer reviews, showing Tom’s skill in construction litigation in West Virginia has earned the respect of esteemed colleagues in this practice area.
The Process of Selecting the Best Lawyers 2018 Charleston, WV Litigation - Construction “Lawyer of the Year”
Best Lawyers is commonly accepted as the ultimate resource listing attorneys of peer-recognized distinguished ability and caliber. In the peer review process, 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote. For the 2018 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America©, Best Lawyers analyzed 7.4 million votes in determining the leading lawyers to add to the 2018 edition. Thomas E. Scarr receives this honor for the second time, previously having been named the Best Lawyers 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - Construction in Charleston, WV.
Best Lawyers Construction Litigation Recognition Merely the Tip of the Iceberg
Tom has found success in several practice areas in addition to his construction litigation prowess. His practice includes matters involving labor and employment law in WV such as drafting personnel manuals, employment policies and manuals, and non-competition and similar agreements as well as handling issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notices (WARN) Act, and COBRA coverage.
Tom is also established in product liability and toxic tort law and has been instrumental in transformative cases in West Virginia toxic tort law. He has handled dozens of WV deliberate intent claims (Mandolidis claims) and white-collar crime defense in WV. Rounding out Tom’s practice is significant experience in other areas of civil litigation such as litigation of claims involving premises liability, product liability, personal injury, and professional liability law.
Best Lawyers 2018 Charleston, WV Litigation - Construction “Lawyer of the Year” is One of Many
When it comes to recognition for excellence in his profession, Tom is a repeat performer. Tom’s most recent Best Lawyers recognitions include “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - Construction in Charleston, WV in 2015, “Lawyer of the Year” in Employment Law - Management and Litigation - ERISA in Charleston, WV in 2013, and “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - ERISA in Charleston, WV in 2017. Other Best Lawyers recognitions in recent years acknowledge Tom’s abilities in commercial litigation and bet-the-company litigation.
Best Lawyers is not alone. Tom has had a rating by Martindale-Hubbell of AV-Preeminent since 1996. Additionally, Chambers USA lists Tom as a Band 3 attorney and as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business/Commercial Litigation in general commercial litigation from 2005 to 2017. Super Lawyers lists him as a Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Huntington, WV, and Benchmark Litigation lists him as a Local Litigation Star.
Other Jenkins Fenstermaker Attorneys Earn Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” Recognition
Two of Tom’s Jenkins Fenstermaker colleagues also earned “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions in 2018. Charlotte Hoffman Norris is the Best Lawyers 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - ERISA in Charleston, WV, and Stephen J. Golder is the Best Lawyers 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Commercial Transactions and UCC Law in Charleston, WV. The firm also boasts several other “Lawyer of the Year” titleholders in prior years as well as annual listing in the Best Lawyers in America. Jenkins Fenstermaker prides itself on providing top tier representation to clients in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.
For your construction litigation matter, choose the one named by other construction litigation attorneys as the 2018 Charleston, WV Construction Litigation “Lawyer of the Year.” Call Thomas E. Scarr at Jenkins Fenstermaker at 304.521.4571 or toll-free at 866.617.4736, or email him using the firm’s contact form. At Jenkins Fenstermaker, we provide the highest quality representation in the most efficient manner possible.