Smith Robinson Holler DuBose and Morgan, LLC, announced that attorneys G. Murrell Smith, Jr. and Jonathan M. Robinson have been selected to the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Smith was selected for his work in Commercial Litigation. Mr. Robinson was selected for his work in Commercial Litigation and Insurance Litigation.
The Best Lawyers in America publication is highly regarded and is used as a referral guide in the legal profession. It represents attorneys in 80 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Top lawyers in the nation are evaluated and selected by fellow attorneys for the award. The peer-reviewed publication is considered among the most reliable sources for legal referrals.
Mr. Smith is a co-founder of the firm, practicing in the Firm’s Sumter office. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College in 1990. After earning his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1993, Mr. Smith began practicing law in his hometown of Sumter. In 2000, Mr. Smith was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives, serving District 67. He began his political career as a member of the House Judiciary Committee rising to first vice chairman. In 2009, he moved to the House Ways and Means Committee and was Chairman of the Health and Human Services Subcommittee beginning in 2012. On December 5, 2018, Mr. Smith was elected as the Chairman of the South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee. Mr. Smith also serves as the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee and on the South Carolina Judicial Merit Selection Commission.
Mr.Robinson is also a co-founder of the firm, practicing in the Firm’s Columbia office. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina in 1997 and his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2000. Mr. Robinson is an active member of the community. He has served as president of the Kershaw County Bar Association and Chair of the South Carolina Commission on National and Community Service. Mr. Robinson is currently a member of the South Carolina Insurance Fraud Investigators Association, American Board of Trial Advocates, Kershaw County and Richland County Bar Associations, and the South Carolina Bar.
About Smith Robinson
SMITH | ROBINSON formed from the merger of two South Carolina law firms rich in history and public service. Predecessor firm Lee, Erter, Wilson, Holler, and Smith, LLC, traces roots back more than 150 years in Sumter. The other predecessor firm, DuBose Robinson Morgan, PC, evolved from its founding nearly 40 years ago in Camden. With 13 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Sumter, and Camden, SMITH | ROBINSON combines the experience and successes of its predecessor firms and broadens its capabilities to serve the needs of its clients.