Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd lawyers included in South Carolina Super Lawyers™

April 15, 2008

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – April 15, 2008 – Twenty-four attorneys at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., have been recognized for inclusion in the South Carolina Super Lawyers™ magazine for 2008.  Released on April 13, the inaugural SC issue named only 5% of South Carolina’s 8,759 active attorneys in South Carolina who met the indicators included in this listing.

The magazine features the results of an extensive rating service of the attorneys in the State based on 12 criteria of peer recognition and professional achievement including verdicts, settlements, transactions, experience, honors and awards, pro bono activity, scholarly lectures and writing, position within the law firm, bar activities, etc.  The first issue of the magazine is being mailed to SC attorneys and to lead corporate counsel of Russell 3,000 U.S. companies as well as sent to ABA-accredited law school libraries.  The magazine was also inserted into The New York Times (SC distribution) on Sunday, April 13.

Commenting on Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s 24 attorneys recognized in this first listing, Anne S. Ellefson, the Firm’s Managing Director, said, “We are delighted to receive this recognition and
appreciate the confidence and trust our peers have bestowed in our attorneys. ”

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s attorneys selected include:

CHARLESTON OFFICE 134 Meeting Street, 3rd Floor, Charleston, SC 29401; Ph: 843.722.3366
Attorneys     Primary Practice Area
Stephen E. Darling   Personal Injury Defense: Products
Thomas C. Hildebrand, Jr.  Construction Litigation
Marvin D. Infinger   Business Litigation
Michael D. Jones    Business/Corporate
David M. Swanson   Real Estate


COLUMBIA OFFICE 1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29201; Ph: 803.779.3080

 Attorneys    Primary Practice Area
William C. Boyd   Business/Corporate
Frank W. Cureton   Tax
J. Donald Dial, Jr.   Tax
Randolph B. Epting   Business/Corporate
Manton M. Grier   Business Litigation
Theodore J. Hopkins, Jr.  Non-Profits
Stanley H. McGuffin   Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Stephen F. McKinney  Business Litigation
Tara E. Nauful   Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights 
William H. Short   Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
H. Simmons Tate, Jr.  General Litigation
Benton D. Williamson   Real Estate

GREENVILLE OFFICE 75 Beattie Place, Two Liberty Square, 11th Floor, Greenville, SC 29601; Ph: 843.240.3200

Attorneys    Primary Practice Area
Thomas H. Coker, Jr.  Construction/Surety
Anne S. Ellefson   Real Estate
Ellis M. Johnston II   Business Litigation
H. Sam Mabry III   Business Litigation
W. Francis Marion, Jr.  Personal Injury Defense: Products
Moffatt G. McDonald  Personal Injury Defense: General
G. Dewey Oxner, Jr.   Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice

About the Firm
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation, and financial legal services to national and international clients. With a history dating back more than 100 years, it is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas with more than 135 attorneys. The Firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, and Greenville.  To learn more, visit www.hsblawfirm.com

About South Carolina Super Lawyers™
Editor’s Note:  This information was provided by Super Lawyers™ and is not to be attributed to Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Super Lawyers™ is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  More than 60 practice areas are included.  Super Lawyers is published as a special supplement in leading newspapers and city and regional magazines across the country.  The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics has been publishing legal magazines since 1990.  Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.