Dinsmore recently promoted associates Joshua S. Rogers and Jacob A. Manning to partnership status. Rogers works in the firm's Morgantown office and Manning works in Wheeling.
Rogers is a partner in the firm's corporate department. His practice focuses on family wealth planning, asset protection planning, probate, business formation and organization and business succession planning.
He also has experience representing both individual and institutional clients in civil litigation, including will contests, will and trust construction actions, family and probate disputes, real property rights, mineral ownership disputes, shareholder and partner disputes, and federal and state taxation appeals.
He also is active in the community, serving as vice president and a director of the North Central West Virginia Estate Planning Council and as vice president of the Monongalia County Literacy Volunteers.
He was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2010 for his work in estate and trust litigation.
Manning is a member of the firm's international practice as well as its commercial litigation practice group. He drafts and reviews contracts, particularly those involving sales of goods, distributorships and licensing, and construction, vendor and service contracts on behalf of boards of education and other public entities.
He focuses a significant portion of his practice on construction law and represents owners in litigation as well as during contract negotiations. He is a frequent speaker on letters of credit, and he has been a representative to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.