2017 Best Law Firms

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC has been named among the “Best Law Firms” for 2017 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in seven practice areas.
Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence, which is determined after receiving reviews from clients and peers.

“For more than 30 years, U.S. News has ranked a wide range of institutions,” said Tim Smart, executive editor of U.S. News & World Report in the “Best Law Firms” official press release. “Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and complement our law school rankings.”

The 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S..

Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations. Bailey & Wyant attorneys Charles R. Bailey, H.F. Salsbery, Josef Horter and Brian Morrison were all listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

According to the Best Law Firms press release, receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity.

Bailey & Wyant was listed for their work in commercial litigation, employment law, construction litigation, insurance law, environmental litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury.

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is a full service defense law firm in West Virginia with offices in Charleston, Wheeling and Martinsburg.

Bailey & Wyant’s litigation department focuses its efforts in representing individuals, businesses and government in a variety of claims, including general civil litigation and insurance defense, governmental liability, labor and employment law, product liability and personal injury, medical and other professional liability, education law, construction and design defect, administrative and regulatory law, environmental law and natural resources, insurance coverage and extra-contractual matters, and corporate litigation among others.

In addition to providing litigation-related services, Bailey & Wyant also serves as general counsel to several state and county agencies and commissions. Our experience and dedication in representing governmental agencies and officials is a source of pride for all of our attorneys.