McNair Law Firm Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America

October 29, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – October 29, 2008 – McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. is pleased to announce that thirty-six of its attorneys, thirty-three in South Carolina and three in North Carolina, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®2009 (copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).  Of the South Carolina lawyers seventeen are in McNair’s Columbia office.

With their area(s) of practice, the Columbia attorneys selected are:

Michael M. Beal – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Robert T. Bockman – Energy Law
M. John Bowen, Jr. – Energy Law
Carl B. Carruth – Labor and Employment Law
O. Wayne Corley – Public Finance Law
M. Elizabeth Crum – Health Care Law
John W. Currie – Banking Law; Corporate Law; Securities Law
Robert W. Dibble, Jr. – Commercial Litigation
Erik P. Doerring – Tax Law
James P. Fields, Jr. – Government Relations Law
M. Craig Garner, Jr. – Banking Law; Health Care Law
Celeste T. Jones –  Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law; White-Collar
Criminal Defense
Richard J. Morgan – Labor and Employment Law
William M. Musser – Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Jonathan H. Nason – Tax Law
Sara S. “Sally” Rogers – Environmental Law
Joseph D. Walker – Employee Benefits Law; Tax Law

McNAIR LAW FIRM the most Columbia lawyers listed in Best Lawyers and is ranked Number One by that publication in the following areas of practice:


Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading attorneys cast almost two million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”  For more information on this publication you can visit

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