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U.S. News & World Report names Dinsmore & Shohl mining law firm of the year

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) – As part of the 2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” rankings, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has been named “Law Firm of the Year” for mining law, the only firm in the U.S. to receive such recognition for the practice area.

“Being recognized as the nation’s top mining law firm is an honor, as well as a testament to the knowledge and experience of Dinsmore’s attorneys,” said Natural Resources Practice Group Chair and Lexington Office Managing Partner Chauncey Curtz. “Our practice is extensive and touches every aspect of the mining industry, and we are proud to be recognized on a national scale for the counsel we provide.”

Dinsmore’s mining law attorneys practicing in Kentucky are: 

Jack Bender

Rusty Cress

Chauncey Curtz

Brady Dunnigan

Kerry Irwin

Grahmn Morgan

John Rhorer, Jr.

Jason Sims

These attorneys have represented industry trade associations and private companies and individuals in every variety of commercial transaction that involves the energy industry. They also have extensive experience representing mining companies in resolving disputes, from administrative proceedings, to arbitrations, to litigation, in essentially every type of claim encountered by industry participants.

To compile the “Best Law Firms” rankings, researchers conducted surveys and reviewed information provided by firms during the application process. Clients evaluated their firms in listed practice areas, and lawyers were asked to provide peer reviews. A firm also must have at least one attorney named to Best Lawyers in America to be considered in the “Best Law Firms” list, and Dinsmore has 191 attorneys in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Dinsmore also has 26 attorneys named “Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year.”

To view the full list, go to bestlawfirms.usnews.com.