By Therese Dunphy
March 10, 2019 - The firm that writes Aggregates Manager’s Rock Law column, Jackson Kelly PLLC, was named the 2019 Law Firm of the Year in Mining Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms.’ Only one law firm per legal practice area receives this recognition. Additionally, the firm received National Tier 1 recognition – the highest possible ranking – in the areas of Mining Law and Natural Resource Law. The firm previously received the top honor in Mining Law in 2017, 2015, 2012, and 2011.
“Best Law Firm” bestowed a national ranking in Energy Law, as well as 77 Metropolitan area rankings. The “Best Law Firms” publication is a collaboration between U.S. News & World Report and the prestigious “Best Lawyers” peer review guide. For its ninth annual edition, “Best Law Firms” ranked U.S. law firms in 75 major legal practice areas nationally and in 122 practice areas across 188 metro areas.
“We are proud that Jackson Kelly has again been recognized by “Best Law Firms” as one of the top firms in the nation and in cities and regions where our attorneys are based,” said Ellen S. Cappellanti, the firm’s managing member in a press release. “These accolades reinforce our commitment to provide high caliber services to our corporate and public clients.”