Jennifer represents clients in construction, insurance, corporate and commercial litigation, and appellate matters in federal and state courts in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Her experience in litigation includes construction disputes, professional liability of architects and engineers, construction defect, insurance, contractual and commercial disputes, transportation matters, mergers and acquisitions, breach of contract matters, product liability cases, energy, and general catastrophic loss litigation.
She has taken more than 40 cases to trial and argued appellate matters in the State Court of West Virginia, Sixth and Third Circuit courts of appeals. She is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jennifer advises clients and is a frequent author and speaker on issues surrounding electronically-stored information. She also counsels and directs clients who have questions about changes within the hemp and medical marijuana industries, including preparing and appealing licensure applications, banking and tax matters, and other issues.
Mike combines his extensive legal experience with strategic business sense in order to help his clients navigate the many complex legal and business issues that challenge their organizations. Co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Finance & Banking practice group, he counsels clients within the public, private, and non-profit sectors in a variety of industries including banking, health care, manufacturing, consumer products, and various service industries. His corporate practice focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital raising (debt and equity), and bank regulatory compliance. He advises boards of directors and senior management teams on all aspects of the acquisition/sale process including diligence and disclosure, working with investment bankers, transaction structure, negotiating deal points and documents, transaction financing and post acquisition planning. Mike also provides advice to his for-profit and non-profit clients in the areas of corporate governance, commercial contracts, federal and state regulation, corporate structure, and other general corporate legal matters.
He was recognized in the 2010 The Legal 500 as a "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Middle Market (sub-$500M). He is also listed in Best Lawyers® for 2013. Prior to joining Dinsmore, he was a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.