McNair Law Firm Attorney to Chair Council of Advisors

Columbia, SC – June 10, 2007 – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) recently announced that Governor Mark Sanford appointed SHARON C. BRAMLETT as Chairman, Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit for the agency. Bramlett, an attorney with McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. in its Columbia, South Carolina office, has been a member of the Council since 2001.

The Council of Advisors consists of 16 members appointed by the Governor who advise and consult with the SCDCA Administrator, making recommendations and assisting in obtaining compliance with the South Carolina Consumer Protection Code.
 
Ms. Bramlett was born in Charleston and was graduated from Furman University, magna cum laude, in 1980. She earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina, School of Law in 1985 and joined McNAIR LAW FIRM in September of that year. She is currently Special Counsel to the Firm, representing, among others, financial institution clients in a variety of capacities. Her practice concentrates on Consumer Law, assisting both in-state and out-of-state lenders with licensure and compliance under the South Carolina Consumer Protection Code.

Ms. Bramlett has assisted in drafting legislation for the South Carolina State Housing Authority and the South Carolina Coordinating Council for Economic Development. She is a member of the Legal Opinion Ad Hoc Committee of the Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Section of the South Carolina Bar which is drafting the South Carolina Third Party Legal Opinion Report.  She is also a member of the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the Business Section of the American Bar Association, and a charter member of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. Ms. Bramlett is admitted to practice law in South Carolina and before the United States Supreme Court.

For more information about McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A., or Ms. Bramlett, please visit us at www.mcnair.net .  For more information on the Department of Consumer Affairs or the Council of Advisors, visit www.scconsumer.gov.