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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

 

Our 27 offices on both sides of the Atlantic provide a breadth of legal experience and services to meet our clients’ needs, without losing the intimacy of being deeply connected to our local communities. With 19 US offices spanning from Boston to Atlanta and Houston to Silicon Valley, we truly are the transatlantic law firm…

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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP appoints Cordes Ford as Leader of Projects, Construction and Infrastructure Team

 

Veteran construction and business litigation attorney Cordes Ford is the new leader of Womble Bond Dickinson’s US-based Projects, Construction and Infrastructure Team. The Projects, Construction and Infrastructure Team guides companies from a wide range of industries in all aspects of capital projects, from inception to completion. The transatlantic team’s services include resolving construction and engineering…

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Haigler named to prestigious Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

 

Nick Haigler, a member of Robinson Gray law firm, has been admitted as a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. The FDCC is an organization of civil defense attorneys who are recognized leaders in the legal community, dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism in the pursuit of a balanced system of…

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Justin Bamberg to speak at Remington College Columbia Campus graduation ceremony October 18

 

Remington College Columbia Campus’ class of 2019 will hear from a key South Carolina lawmaker during their Oct. 18 graduation ceremony. The commencement speaker will be State Representative and prominent local attorney, Justin Bamberg, Esq. Bamberg was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2014. He represents his native Bamberg County, along with…

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Beard and Till Poteat co-author latest edition of authoritative book on workers’ compensation

 

Robinson Gray members Grady L. Beard and Shannon Till Poteat are among the seven co-authors of the new seventh edition of The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina. The book has served since 1992 as the state’s preeminent resource on the complex legal issues associated with workers’ compensation in South Carolina. Current through…

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Beth Burke Richardson sworn in as president of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

 

Beth Burke Richardson, a member with Robinson Gray law firm, is the new president of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. She was officially sworn in to the post at the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting and CLE at the Pastides Alumni Center at the University of South Carolina on Sept. 26. Her…

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Lisle Traywick joins the board of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

 

Lisle Traywick, an associate with Robinson Gray law firm, has been elected to the board of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Traywick was elected at the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting and CLE at the Pastides Alumni Center at the University of South Carolina on Sept. 26. His joining the board is…

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Burr Forman McNair expands Corporate and Tax group in South Carolina

 

Burr Forman McNair announces the addition of associate Jennifer Leaphart, who joins the firm’s Corporate and Tax group where she will provide tax representation to individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, and general and limited partnerships. With experience in commercial real estate and family businesses, Leaphart counsels clients on federal, state and local tax issues as…

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Attorney Jennifer Ivey joins Walker Gressette as associate

 

Charleston attorney Jennifer S. Ivey has joined the firm of Walker Gressette Freeman & Linton, LLC. She obtained her juris doctorate in 2014 from Florida State University College of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of South…

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Turner Padget adds three female attorneys

 

Turner Padget announced the addition of three new attorneys to the firm’s Columbia office: shareholders Kelli L. Sullivan and L. Patricia (Tricia) Wharton, and associate Ashtin D. Kilpatrick. The arrival of these lawyers reflects the firm’s growth of its core services and industry groups. “Kelli, Tricia and Ashtin each bring a unique perspective and impressive…

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Newsome Law expanding to Main Street in Columbia, SC

 

Newsome Law, a solutions-focused tax, estate and trust firm, has relocated to a new office at 1501 Main St., Suite 601, in the TD Bank building on Boyd Plaza, across from the Columbia Museum of Art in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The move complements the firm’s sustained growth and creates opportunities to accommodate additional staff,…

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Callison Tighe one of 15 employers nationally honored for supporting the Guard and Reserve

 

Columbia law firm Callison Tighe is one of 15 businesses from across the country who received the 2019 Freedom Award given by the Defense Department’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). This award is the nation’s highest recognition given to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the United States…

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Moseley Marcinak attorney, Megan Early-Soppa to present at trucking seminar

 

Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP attorney, Megan Early-Soppa, will speak at the annual Arkansas Trucking Seminar in Rogers, Arkansas, this week. Early-Soppa will be a panelist for the session “Beyond the Basics: Best Practices for Effective Accident Investigation and Early Case Evaluation.” As a transportation and logistics attorney, Early-Soppa focuses her practice on the representation…

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Presidential scholar to visit Furman

 

In recognition of Constitution Day, Furman University’s Riley Institute and Department of Politics and International Affairs will present “Slipping Toward Monarchy?: The Rising Power of the Presidency” in Hartness Pavilion on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public; registration is not required. Andrew Rudalevige, Ph.D., a professor…

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Robert Mebane joins MGC’s Greenville office

 

McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, announced the addition of attorney Robert Mebane to their firm’s Greenville office. Mebane focuses his practice on litigation matters. Robert Mebane earned a Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law, a Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College and has been practicing law for the last…

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Collins & Lacy welcomes Matt Kosciewicz as Marketing and Communications intern

 

Matt Kosciewicz has joined Collins & Lacy, P.C. as its Marketing and Communications intern. He will assist the business development department with content creation, social media management, and client relations. Kosciewicz is a senior at the University of South Carolina where he studies advertising and business administration. “Our firm has a long history of supporting…

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Joe Lucas, Managing Member of Pope Flynn named Best Lawyers® 2020 Public Finance “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte

 

Joe Lucas, an attorney concentrating in public finance, development finance, and banking and underwriting with Pope Flynn, a Columbia, South Carolina-based law firm, has received “Lawyer of the Year” in Public Finance Law for Charlotte from The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. The designation is given to only a single lawyer in each practice area…

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Attorney Chris Boguski joins Robinson Gray as associate

 

Columbia attorney Christopher Boguski has joined Robinson Gray law firm as an associate. His practice areas will include bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, and real estate and title insurance. Chris grew up in Columbia and has practiced here since graduating from law school. He earned his juris doctorate in 2012 from Charleston School of…

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Columbia attorney Anthony Livoti named 2019 Fred H. Sievert Award recipient

 

Murphy & Grantland, PA announced that Shareholder Anthony W. Livoti has been awarded the 2019 Fred H. Sievert Award.  This nationwide award is presented by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) to an individual who “has made a significant contribution towards achieving the goals and objectives of the organized defense bar.”  All nominees “must be the current or…

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Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell launches new SC based lobbying firm

 

Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell announced today the launch of AWM Consulting Group, a boutique governmental affairs firm focused on lobbying and offering a full range of services that can be customized and tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each client. Mitchell, an attorney and seasoned lobbyist, plans to offer services such as strategic…

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Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell launches new SC based lobbying firm

 

Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell announced the launch of AWM Consulting Group, a boutique governmental affairs firm focused on lobbying and offering a full range of services that can be customized and tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each client. Mitchell, an attorney and seasoned lobbyist, plans to offer services such as strategic planning,…

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Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell launches new SC based lobbying firm

 

Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell announced the launch of AWM Consulting Group, a boutique governmental affairs firm focused on lobbying and offering a full range of services that can be customized and tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each client. Mitchell, an attorney and seasoned lobbyist, plans to offer services such as strategic planning,…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Lisa R. Claxton joins the SC ILG Board of Directors

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorney Lisa R. Claxton has joined the South Carolina Industry Liaison Group Board of Directors. SC ILG works to provide leadership, networking, communication and education to members in establishing and supporting standards of excellence in equal opportunity programs and affirmative action compliance. Active in the community, Lisa serves on the Spartanburg Community…

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GaffneyLewis LLC partner named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2020

 

  GaffneyLewis LLC announced that partner Amy Gaffney has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Recognition by practice areas include: Amy Gaffney Employment Law – Individuals Employment Law – Management Litigation – Labor and Employment Best Lawyers is one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession and is…

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Clawson and Staubes names four new members

 

  Clawson and Staubes, LLC, a full-service law firm based in Charleston with offices in Columbia, Greenville and Charlotte, announced three new members to the firm ─ Trey Nicolette, Jessica Salerno, Jeanmarie Tankersley and Lauren Vriesinga. Trey Nicolette, based out of the Charleston office, graduated from Juniata College in 2004 with a bachelor degree in…

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11 Callison Tighe attorneys included in last edition of Best Lawyers

 

  Eleven Callison Tighe attorneys are included in the just-released 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. They earned a total of 25 honors across a wide range of practice areas. The list of awards includes firm co-founder Mike Tighe’s designation as Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Real Estate. The attorneys and…

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Bluestein’s Clarke Newton named to Leadership Columbia class of 2020

 

Clarke Newton, a lawyer with Bluestein Attorneys, has been named to the Leadership Columbia Class of 2020. He is one of 63 rising community leaders who will participate in the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce program, which is presented by BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina. This is the 47th class since the program was founded…

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Seven K&L Gates partners in Charleston recognized in 2020 Best Lawyers in America

 

Seven partners from the Charleston, South Carolina office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America, with one of the partners, Mark Sharpe, also recognized as Charleston’s Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law. The lawyers and the categories in which Best Lawyers recognizes…

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K&L Gates advises Kaman Corporation on $700 million sale of distribution segment

 

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP served as the lead legal advisor to Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) on the sale of the company’s distribution segment to affiliates of private equity investment firm Littlejohn & Co., LLC, for total cash consideration of $700 million, excluding certain working capital adjustments. Kaman is a premier designer and manufacturer…

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Midlands Legal Elite honors 11 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that 11 of our attorneys have been named to Columbia Business Monthly’s 2019 Legal Elite of the Midlands. Mary Caskey was named “Top Vote Getter” for Bankruptcy / Creditor’s Rights Law. She was also recognized for Banking & Finance Law. Kathleen Muthig was named “Top Vote Getter” for Banking & Finance…

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McDaniel honored among 2019 Women of Influence

 

Kathleen McDaniel, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is among those selected for 2019 Women of Influence honors. Presented by the Columbia Regional Business Report, the award recognizes women who are working to make the Midlands a better place. This year’s 25 recipients include professionals from all walks of life, including CEOs and…

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GaffneyLewis LLC partner named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2020

 

GaffneyLewis LLC announced that partner Amy Gaffney has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Recognition by practice areas include: Amy Gaffney Employment Law – Individuals Employment Law – Management Litigation – Labor and Employment Best Lawyers is one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession and is regarded…

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Lisle Traywick named to 2020 Leadership Columbia class

 

Lisle Traywick, an associate with Robinson Gray law firm, has been named to the Leadership Columbia Class of 2020. He is one of 63 up-and-coming community leaders named to the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce program, presented by BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina. This will be the 47th class since the program was founded in…

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Simmons Law Firm founder named to Best Lawyers in America

 

John S. Simmons, founding attorney of Simmons Law Firm in Columbia, S.C., was selected again by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the field of White-Collar Criminal Defense. Simmons served as the youngest Presidentially-appointed United States Attorney in the country, having been named to the post by President George…

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Upstate Legal Elite honors 13 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that 13 of our attorneys have been named to Greenville Business Magazine’s 2019 Legal Elite of the Upstate. Garrett Steck was named “Top Vote Getter” for International Law. He provides advice and counsel to clients on employment compliance issues, including I-9 investigations conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations,…

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Clawson and Staubes attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2020

 

  Clawson and Staubes announced that partners Sam Clawson and Ronnie Craig have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Recognition by practice Area includes: Sam Clawson – Insurance Law Ronnie Craig – Insurance Law Best Lawyers is a highly respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Recognition by Best…

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Ashley Johnson and Ben Gooding named among ‘Best & Brightest’ for 2019

 

Attorneys Ben Gooding and Ashley Johnson, both associates with Robinson Gray law firm, have been named as among the Best and Brightest community leaders under 35 by Columbia Business Monthly. The magazine said they were being named to the 2019 class of Best & Brightest for “for their excellence in both career and community work.”…

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Detwiler, English named to Legal Elite of the Midlands

 

Richard C. Detwiler and Andrew C. English, III, both members of Callison Tighe, are recognized in the latest edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” Mr. Detwiler is honored in workers’ compensation. Mr. English is recognized in commercial real estate. Mr. Detwiler has been listed in four previous editions of “Legal Elite.” Three of the…

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Elmore Goldsmith attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2020

 

The law firm of Elmore Goldsmith announced that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2020. The following Elmore Goldsmith attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2020: • L. Franklin “Frank” Elmore: Construction Law and Litigation–Construction • Mason…

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‘Best Lawyers’ selects 17 Nelson Mullins attorneys for 2020 ‘Lawyer of the Year’

 

The Best Lawyers in America® has selected 17 Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys for 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective cities. Each of the attorneys received the most votes from among their peers in their practice areas to earn the recognition. The “Lawyers of the Year” are: In Charlotte, N.C.: David…

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Eight Rosen Hagood attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers

 

Rosen Hagood announced that eight of its attorneys were named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America list. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades, earning…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Kathleen Muthig selected for Leadership Columbia

 
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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorney Kathleen Muthig has been selected to the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s 2019-2020 class of Leadership Columbia. As a member of the 47th Leadership Columbia class, Kathleen will join 60 local professionals for a 10-month curriculum, including monthly classes, a retreat, a class project and other activities around the Midlands. Kathleen is…

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Three Morton & Gettys attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2020

 

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Three attorneys with the Rock Hill firm of Morton & Gettys have been named to Best Lawyers in America for 2020. The 26th edition recognizes John Gettys and Joshua Vann in the area of real estate law, and Joe Raad in trusts and estates. Raad has received the recognition six times,…

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Multi-agency sex-sting operation led by Richland County Sheriff’s Department

 

By W. Thomas Smith Jr.   COLUMBIA, S.C. – It has been a testing two weeks for the Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD). First was the successful RCSD-led sting operation, Aug. 5-10, targeting online sexual predators – “monsters” as Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott refers to them – and those soliciting prostitution, followed by an…

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Eighteen Wyche attorneys named to the 2020 Best Lawyers® list

 

Best Lawyers® has recognized 18 Wyche attorneys as The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.  Best Lawyers also named three Wyche attorneys “Lawyer of the Year.”  Eric Amstutz is the 2020 Greenville Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Henry Parr is the 2020 Greenville Appellate Practice Law “Lawyer of the Year,” and Matthew Richardson is the 2020 Columbia Product…

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24 Turner Padget Lawyers named among Best Lawyers in America

 

Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. announces that 24 of its attorneys have been included among Best Lawyers in America for 2020 and 3 of them have received the “Lawyer of the Year” award. As one of the oldest and most distinguished legal directories, Best Lawyers conducts peer-review surveys to compile its annual list of…

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Best Lawyers® recognizes 12 Moore & Van Allen Charleston office attorneys

 

  Moore & Van Allen PLLC announced that 12 Charleston office attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. In total, 83 Moore & Van Allen attorneys were recognized. The Charleston office Moore & Van Allen attorneys on The Best Lawyers in America 2020 list include: W. (Sam)…

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Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey Attorneys recognized among Best Lawyers in America©

 

Four attorneys of Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC, have been honored in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America©, including Managing Partner, James (Jim) W. Bannister, who is being recognized with the esteemed “Lawyer of the Year” recognition in the Greenville market for the second year in a row. James W. (“Jim”) Bannister, Managing…

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Burnette, Shutt receive Columbia Lawyer of the Year honors

 

M. Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt are recognized as Columbia “Lawyers of the Year” in the just-released 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Burnette is honored in Employment Law – Individuals. It’s the third time she’s received that honor and her fifth overall “Lawyer of the Year” award. Shutt was selected in Litigation –…

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Tighe named Columbia Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Real Estate

 

Michael W. Tighe, one of the co-founders of Callison Tighe & Robinson, earned Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” honors in Litigation – Real Estate in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. It marks the fifth consecutive year that a Callison Tighe attorney has earned Lawyer of the Year honors. Tighe has earned the…

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