Sixteen attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®

May 6, 2024

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) announced that 16 attorneys from the firm’s Greenville, Charleston and Columbia offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

Most notably, Super Lawyers recognized GWB Partner John T. Lay as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in South Carolina. John T. Lay has been recognized in the Top 25 consecutively for seven years.

Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, lists the top 5% of the attorneys in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers utilizes a multiphase selection process that includes peer nominations, independent third-party research, and peer reviews by other attorneys in their primary practice area.

The 13 GWB attorneys listed as Super Lawyers include:


  • John A. “Jay” Jones – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Lindsay A. Joyner – Business Litigation


  • Alfred Johnston Cox – Business Litigation
  • Gray T. Culbreath – Class Action
  • John E. Cuttino – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • John T. Lay – Business Litigation


  • Amity S. Edmonds – Workers’ Compensation
  • H. Mills Gallivan – Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Jennifer E. Johnsen – Insurance Coverage
  • W. Duffie Powers- Creditor Debtor Rights
  • T. David Rheney – Personal Injury General: Defense
  • Daniel B. White – Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Ronald K. Wray, II – Transportation / Maritime

Outstanding attorneys who have been in practice for 10 years or less or attorneys who are 40 years old or younger may be recognized as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®. No more than 2.5% of the attorneys in South Carolina are selected as Rising Stars each year. The three GWB attorneys listed as Rising Stars include:


  • Paige Chamberlain Ornduff – Construction Litigation


  • Kyle D. McGann – Construction Litigation


  • Casey P. Gonyea – Workers’ Compensation

“Gallivan White Boyd is fortunate to have a talented group of attorneys who continue to excel in leadership and professional legal services. Congratulations to this year’s Rising Stars and Super Lawyers for receiving this great honor.” -C. William McGee, CEO and Partner


About Gallivan White Boyd

Gallivan White Boyd handles a variety of complex litigation for local, regional and national clients. Many of our attorneys have been widely recognized for their experience, accomplishments and leadership. In its more than 75 years, GWB is proud to serve North Carolina and South Carolina, with offices in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina.