Perry MacLennan selected as a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” by the American Bar Association

June 17, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Perry MacLennan was selected as a 2020 American Bar Association (ABA) On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The ABA On The Rise program recognizes young lawyers who lead by example in all aspects of their professional and community service.

Active in the community and the legal profession, Perry teaches business law at the College of Charleston. He serves on the board of Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS), as well as Administrative Director of the ABA Young Lawyers Division and President of the Clemson Young Alumni Council. In July, Perry will begin his term as President of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division.

“Perry truly is a leader in all he does. He goes above and beyond for our clients, our firm and the community as a whole,” said Nick Nicholson, managing director of the firm. “We are proud of him and his recognition as a Top 40 Young Lawyer.”

Perry is a workforce and business lawyer helping companies establish or expand operations in South Carolina and comply with various laws applicable to doing business here. He focuses on employment law, economic development incentives, contracts and general corporate matters. Perry has a passion for employment law and regularly blogs about workplace issues at


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