GaffneyLewis LLC announced that Randi Lynn Roberts, Nashiba Boyd and Robert Blain have been promoted to equity partner status. Roberts and Boyd are based in the firm’s Columbia office and Blain is in Charleston serving as the managing partner for the Charleston office.
“We are extraordinarily pleased to have Rob, Nashiba and Randi Lynn join us as equity partners,” said Regina Hollins Lewis. “Each of them brings exceptional skill and impressive professional credentials and we look forward to continuing to provide excellent service to our clients.”
Roberts, who has been with the firm since 2014, focuses her practice on tort defense, including catastrophic injury, pharmaceutical professional negligence, and products liability, primarily representing national retailers in cases across the state of South Carolina. Prior to joining the firm, Roberts first served as a law clerk to Judge Thomas A. Russo on the circuit court and thereafter as a law clerk to Chief Judge James E. Lockemy, of the South Carolina Court of Appeals. She holds degrees from the University of South Carolina (2007) and the Charleston School of Law (2010). Roberts is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Boyd joined the firm in 2017 and also focuses her practice in the areas of tort defense and commercial litigation, including catastrophic injury, pharmaceutical professional negligence, and products liability. Boyd has over 15 years of civil litigation experience and also practices complex, multi-jurisdictional commercial defense. Boyd is a graduate of Clemson University (2001) and Howard University School of Law (2004). She is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Blain started his legal career with the firm in 2012 and returned to the firm in 2019. He represents businesses and individuals in commercial and general litigation matters, including premises liability, personal injury, product liability, insurance defense, and other tort matters. His litigation experience includes handling a variety of complex civil cases with significant exposure in the state and federal courts of South Carolina. Blain is a graduate of Duke University (2006) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (2011).
“We congratulate these remarkable attorneys on this outstanding achievement,” said Amy Gaffney. “GaffneyLewis prides itself on providing first-rate service and value to our clients. The superb work of these new partners has played a pivotal role in the success and growth of our firm.”
GaffneyLewis LLC is one of South Carolina’s few women-owned, ethnically diverse law firms with offices in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. The firm holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell and is certified by the WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL. Attorneys in the firm have experience defending corporations and business owners against premises liability and various other tort claims. Additional areas of practice include employment litigation, and investigations and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, please visit www.gaffneylewis.com.