Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Recognized by Benchmark Litigation

February 7, 2012

SC law firm shortlisted for trial attorney, case and firm

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, MYRTLE BEACH, SC, & WASHINGTON, DC – February 6, 2012 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to be shortlisted for Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural awards for the Southeast region on Thursday, March 8, in Atlanta, GA.  Contenders from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia will attend the evening ceremony when recipients will be announced.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., a SC-based law firm, is a finalist in three categories:

  • “SC Firm of the Year”
  • “SC Litigator of the Year” – John H. Tiller, Shareholder, Charleston office
  • “SC Case of the Year” –  Relates to Federal action against national bank, plaintiffs alleged bank violated Fair Credit Reporting Act

Based in the firm’s Charleston office and nominated for “SC Litigator of the Year,” Mr. Tiller is a trial lawyer and mediator, concentrating primarily on products liability, premises liability and personal injury actions – including complex matters involving numerous plaintiffs. He also has been listed in the “Best Lawyers®’ 2012 Charleston-SC Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year” and included in South Carolina Super Lawyers ™ – Personal Injury Defense: Products. A former president of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for the Charleston chapter, the SC native received his law degree from the University of South Carolina in 1987, and his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston. 

About the Firm

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation, financial legal services, and government relations to national and international clients. Established in 1887, the law firm is observing its 125th anniversary this year and has grown to be one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas with 130 attorneys. The Firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit www.hsblawfirm.com.