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Adams and Reese joins AiRXOS Air Mobility Platform Ecosystem as service partner

 

Adams and Reese announced the firm has been named a service partner of AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation and a leading provider of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions, in an expansion of its Air MobilityTM Platform Ecosystem. Adams and Reese is one of 12 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology and service partners to AiRXOS throughout…

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Family law attorney Mueller joins Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

 

Amanda S. Mueller, an experienced attorney and skilled litigator, has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. She brings a multi-faceted practice to the firm’s family law team that represents clients in a wide range of legal issues, including divorce, custody, assisted reproduction, name and gender changes, domestic partnerships, and grandparents’ rights. Before coming to Burnette Shutt…

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GaffneyLewis attorney, Nashiba Boyd, receives AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

GaffneyLewis, LLC is pleased to announce that attorney Nashiba Boyd has received the AV Preeminent® rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® legal rating service. A litigation attorney, Boyd represents companies and some individuals throughout the South Carolina in tort and insurance defense matters. “We are pleased that Nashiba has been recognized by her peers for her legal…

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Moseley Marcinak Law Group continues expansion with addition of two attorneys in Greenville office

 

Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP, a nationally recognized transportation and logistics firm continues to grow with the addition of D. Lesesne Phillips and J. Alex Timmons to their Greenville, South Carolina office in recent months. “Alex and Lesesne are great lawyers and will bring value to the work we do for our clients,” said partner…

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Afghanistan War veteran in the running for THE CITADEL’s Board of Visitors

 

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr.   CHARLESTON, S.C. – Col. William Mellard “Bill” Connor V, an Orangeburg attorney and formerly deployed U.S. Army Infantry officer (currently serving in the Army Reserve), has thrown his hat in the ring in a quest to be elected to The Citadel’s Board of Visitors. He is the first formally…

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Perry MacLennan elected President of SC Bar YLD

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Perry MacLennan was elected President of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division effective January 1, 2020. 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 Administrative Director of…

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Kelly Morrow joins board of Kids’ Chance of South Carolina

 

Kelly Morrow, a member at Robinson Gray law firm, has joined the board of directors of Kids’ Chance of South Carolina. Kids’ Chance of South Carolina provides scholarships for college and vocational school to children of South Carolina workers who have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident resulting in financial need. The…

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Brad J. Gower joins Nelson & Galbreath, LLC

 

Nelson & Galbreath, LLC announces that Brad J. Gower has joined the firm. Gower’s practice includes all aspects of commercial and residential real estate, general business law and corporate transactions. Prior to joining the firm, Gower spent eight years with large regional firms. Gower is a graduate of Washington & Lee University and the University…

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Clarke Newton named partner at Bluestein Attorneys

 

Columbia attorney Clarke Newton has been named a partner with Bluestein Attorneys. “Clarke has been an invaluable team member since joining the firm,” said partner Margaret “Marti” Miles Bluestein. “Clarke has shown himself to be an exceptional trial lawyer with an uwavering commitment to advocating for justice for each and every one of his clients.”…

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Michael R. Burchstead elected shareholder of Collins & Lacy

 

Government, Ethics, and Compliance Practice attorney joined firm in 2017 Attorney Michael R. Burchstead has been elected as a shareholder of the Collins & Lacy law firm. Through his Government, Ethics, and Compliance Practice, Burchstead represents public officials, governmental entities, political campaigns, lobbyists and lobbyist principals, and others who have issues with or seek advice…

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4th Annual MUSC Center on Aging Senior Expo

 

Top MUSC physicians and researchers will be on-site to offer complimentary health screenings, including fall risk assessments, hearing bone density, blood pressure, glucose, and other screenings. There will be live, interactive presentations throughout the day, including a yogic breathing workshop area. Over 120 exhibitors will be present to help seniors and their families navigate everything…

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Grady Beard named vice president of SCWCEA

 

Grady Beard, a member with Robinson Gray law firm, has been named vice president of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. The SCWCEA is an organization that conducts seminars and programs designed to educate those involved in workers’ compensation claims in the state – attorneys as well as employers, human resource managers, adjusters, government…

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Clawson and Staubes attorney, Penn Ely becomes Certified Mediator

 

Clawson and Staubes LLC attorney Penn Ely has received his certification as a Circuit Court Mediator by the SC Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification. As a litigator, Ely is used to resolving cases in the courtroom. Now as a mediator, he hopes to bring resolution to conflicts before they reach the courtroom. “Mediation is…

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Ogletree Deakins names new Chief Operating Officer

 

Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced that the firm has named Lisa Ellis-James as its Chief Operating Officer. Ellis-James, who will be based in Ogletree Deakins’ Greenville administrative office, joins the firm from The Boston Consulting Group, where she served as Senior Director, Global Operational Innovations, and…

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Nick Nicholson named one of Greenville’s “50 Most Influential” people

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced the firm’s Managing Director, Nick Nicholson, has been recognized as one of Greenville’s “50 Most Influential” people of 2019 by the Greenville Business Magazine and will be honored at a reception in Greenville on January 23. Nick has served as Managing Director of the firm since 2013 and practices in the…

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K&L Gates’ Charleston office welcomes new associate

 

K&L Gates’ Charleston office welcomed Claire Flowers as an associate in the firm’s Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety practice group. Ms. Flowers was a summer associate at K&L Gates. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Flowers also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Rebecca B. Connelly in the United States Bankruptcy Court for…

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GaffneyLewis partner Regina Hollins Lewis inducted into National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

 

GaffneyLewis LLC announced that Regina Hollins Lewis has been inducted into the National Academy of Neutrals (NADN). NADN is and invitation only professional association whose membership consists of mediators and arbitrators distinguished by their hands-on experience in the field of civil & commercial dispute resolution. “It’s an honor to be included in the Academy and…

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Clawson and Staubes Law Firm adds six attorneys across three offices in recent months

 

Clawson and Staubes LLC announced the addition of six attorneys across three offices over the past few months. The new attorneys by office are: • Charleston – Alexandra Heaton, Ashley Bilby, and Tom Hollowell • Greenville – Paul Neely • Charlotte – Grayson Gibson and Michael Hirsch “We are thrilled to have these attorneys on…

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Sarah Clemmons elected Chair of New Horizon Family Health Services board

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Sarah Clemmons was elected to serve as Chair of the New Horizon Family Health Services board of directors effective January 1, 2020. As Board Chair, Sarah will work to further New Horizon’s mission – to provide quality, affordable, compassionate patient-centered health care to improve the health of the communities they serve. Sarah…

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Richland County Bar announces 2020 leadership

 

The Richland County Bar Association (RCBA) has announced its new leadership for 2020 following formal confirmation at the association’s December 2019 meeting. The RCBA is one of the largest county bars in South Carolina, serving nearly 2,000 attorneys living and working in Richland County. Charles F. Moore, Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA will serve…

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Hedrick Gardner announces attorney promotions

 

Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP, a leading regional litigation and dispute management law firm, announced the promotions of Lee Dixon, Michael Hedgepeth, Michael Rothrock, Holly Stott, and Shari Ballard. “We are excited to promote these five individuals in recognition of their years of excellent work and dedication to their clients,” said Hedrick Gardner managing…

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Turner Padget elects three new shareholders

 

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces that Charleston-based Kristen N. Nichols, Columbia-based J. David Johnson, IV and Greenville-based David L. Moore have been elected shareholders of the firm. Nichols practices in the area of financial services litigation; Johnson’s practice focuses on corporate, tax and estate planning; and Moore is a member of the firm’s…

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Morton & Gettys names two new partners: Dan Ballou and Melissa Cassell

 

Rock Hill law firm Morton & Gettys has named two new partners, Daniel J. Ballou and Melissa G. Cassell, effective Jan. 1. “Melissa started with our firm as a law clerk while attending USC School of Law,” said John Gettys, a founding partner of the firm. “It was obvious to us all that she would…

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Jeff Stover named shareholder with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Jeff Stover has been elected shareholder. Jeff’s practice focuses on intellectual property, including patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition and related matters for clients operating in a wide range of technologies, including manufacturers, technology companies and startups. He also has litigation experience in a number of substantive areas, including…

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Adams and Reese announces nine new partners for 2020

 

Adams and Reese congratulated its nine attorneys who have been elected to partnership in the firm, effective January 1, 2020. Lyndey R. Z. Bryant (Columbia, S.C.) advises business owners and their management teams in complex commercial litigation, including trial and appellate representation as well as arbitration and administrative proceedings. She frequently counsels businesses and individuals…

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Janie Langdale joins Robinson Gray as director of marketing

 

Janie Langdale has joined Robinson Gray as director of marketing. She will be responsible for further developing the firm’s marketing program and launching new initiatives for raising the firm’s profile. Janie is a summa cum laude graduate of Auburn University. She has more than six years of experience in law firm marketing and communications. She…

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GaffneyLewis expands Charleston office

 

GaffneyLewis LLC announced that Robert Blain has joined the firm’s Charleston office. A litigation attorney who previously worked with the firm, Blain will also be the partner in charge of the firm’s Charleston office. “We are excited to have Rob rejoin the firm,” said partner Amy Gaffney. “Rob is an excellent attorney and will provide…

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Cory Patterson selected for State Farm’s Inaugural Rising Stars Academy

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Cory Patterson was selected by State Farm to participate in their inaugural Rising Star Academy. Hosted at State Farm’s corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Illinois, the Rising Star Academy was established to support the company’s commitment to increasing diversity in the legal profession. Cory and fellow participants spent time networking, building…

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Nelson Mullins elects Eric Smith to partnership

 

The partners of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP have elected Eric Smith to the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2020. Smith, formerly an associate, practices in Greenville and focuses on the acquisition, sale, leasing, and financing of commercial real estate. Admitted to practice in Maryland and South Carolina, Smith assists clients in the banking and financial services,…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd welcomes four new associates

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that David Caughran, Elliot Condon, Joseph Spate and Phillips Workman have joined the firm. David Caughran is based in the Charleston office and joins the public finance team. David received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school he served as an…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd welcomes four new associates

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that David Caughran, Elliot Condon, Joseph Spate and Phillips Workman have joined the firm. David Caughran is based in the Charleston office and joins the public finance team. David received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school he served as an…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd welcomes four new associates

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that David Caughran, Elliot Condon, Joseph Spate and Phillips Workman have joined the firm. David Caughran is based in the Charleston office and joins the public finance team. David received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school he served as an…

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Christian & Davis Partners announce law firm transition

 

The law firm of Christian & Davis, LLC, announced last week to clients, partners, and members of the Greenville Bar Association its intention to become the Christian & Christian Law Firm, effective January 2020. The transition is in response to the departure of partner, Ric Davis, and associate, Will Davis, who will open the Davis Law…

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Gallivan, White & Boyd attorney Lindsay Joyner receives Civic Star Award

 

For exceptional, meritorious service in the Richland County community The Richland County Bar Association (RCBA) awarded GWB Partner Lindsay Joyner with its Civic Star Award at the Annual Meeting and Holiday Party held Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (Columbia Museum of Art). Members of the Association nominated eligible attorneys for this community award. From the list…

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Deputy Chief of US Attorney’s Office in SC forming private practice

 

Andy Moorman, a Deputy Chief of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina, is going into private practice on December 16th. His practice will focus on criminal cases including drug conspiracy, white collar offenses, firearms offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses, property crimes and murder; civil cases including car wrecks, truck accidents, qui…

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Attorney Steve Sumner selected to 2019 South Carolina Super Lawyers® list

 

For the eighth consecutive year, Attorney Steve W. Sumner has been selected to the South Carolina Super Lawyers® list for DUI Defense. He was the only one in the Upstate chosen in the DUI Defense category. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team…

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Scott & Corley, P.A.’s Firm Chairman Ronald C. Scott honored with Diversity & Inclusion Award

 

Scott & Corley, P.A. announced that its Firm Chairman Ronald “Ron” C. Scott has been chosen by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly® to receive the Diversity & Inclusion Award for 2019. Mr. Scott is one of 20 people to receive the award this year, which consists of 20 honoree attorneys who are practicing in either North…

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Charleston School of Law to graduate 31 in winter ceremony

 

The Charleston School of Law will graduate 31 students during a 2 p.m. Dec. 15 winter commencement ceremony at Trident Technical College in North Charleston. The school will confer juris doctor (J.D.) degrees on 31 students who complete their studies this month. Speakers will include several members of the law school’s faculty. “One of the incredible things about this…

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Lisa Claxton graduates from SC Economic Development Institute

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Lisa Claxton recently completed the South Carolina Economic Development Institute program. A collaborative effort between the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association, the Institute serves to educate those who support and participate in economic development activities in their communities. Lisa is one of 49…

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Orangeburg law firm donates 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving

 

For the sixth consecutive year, the Orangeburg law firm Lanier & Burroughs donated 250 turkeys to local individuals and families in need of a little assistance during Thanksgiving. “One of the best things about our jobs is that we get to help people,” said attorney Shane Burroughs. “It is especially rewarding to be able to…

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Attorney Alex Stalvey achieves recertification in criminal trial law with the National Board of Trial Advocacy

 

The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) announced that Alex Stalvey of the law firm, Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey has successfully achieved recertification as a criminal trial advocate. The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an…

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Moore & Van Allen named a Lawyers Weekly Diversity & Inclusion Awards winner

 

Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) announced that it has been named a 2019 Lawyers Weekly Diversity & Inclusion Awards winner. The firm was selected as an honoree for the inaugural awards by Lawyers Weekly’s internal panel of judges, based on contributions to the legal community in the area of diversity. The complete list of…

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GaffneyLewis welcomes new attorney to Columbia office

 

GaffneyLewis LLC announced that Sara Brakmann has joined the firm as an attorney in the firm’s Columbia office. Brakmann received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas. “We are excited to have Sara join the firm and know…

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Neal becomes newest Morton & Gettys associate

 

Joe’Terrious Neal, a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, is Morton & Gettys’ newest associate. His practice focuses on civil litigation. Neal joined the firm in August, assisting attorneys with research and drafting motions while he awaited results of the Bar exam. He was sworn in as an attorney today. During…

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Cox becomes Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s newest associate

 

Sarah J.M. Cox, a graduate of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Minnesota, has become Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s newest associate. Her practice focuses on employment law, personal injury, civil rights law and litigation. She also will represent clients in foodborne-illness cases and in grandparent rights cases. “We are pleased that an attorney with…

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Matthew Jepertinger joins Callison Tighe as an associate

 

Matthew L. Jepertinger, a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, has joined Callison Tighe & Robinson as an associate. His practice will focus on civil litigation. Mr. Jepertinger came to the firm more than a year ago, working as a law clerk as he completed his Juris Doctor. In that position,…

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Clawson and Staubes attorney, Trey Still becomes Certified Mediator

 

Clawson and Staubes LLC attorney Trey Still has received his certification as a Circuit Court Mediator by the SC Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification. An experienced litigator Still will use his courtroom skills to mediate personal injury cases– auto wrecks, premises liability, and construction cases. “I look forward to serving in the role of…

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Wade Kolb and John Moylan elected to Wyche Executive Committee

 

Wade Kolb and John Moylan have been elected as members of Wyche’s Executive Committee by the firm’s membership. As members of the Executive Committee, they will be responsible for the firm’s overall leadership and direction. “John and Wade are tremendously talented attorneys,” said Tally Parham Casey, Chair and CEO, Wyche Executive Committee. “Not only do…

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Pope Flynn receives two Tier 1 Public Finance rankings for Columbia and Charlotte by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2020

 

One Tier 2 Public Finance National ranking by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2020 Pope Flynn, a Columbia-headquartered law firm concentrating in public finance and governmental law, has received two Tier 1 metropolitan rankings in public finance — one for Columbia, SC, and one for Charlotte, NC — by U.S. News…

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Elmore Goldsmith, P.A. receives tier one rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms”

 

Best Lawyers® released the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings and Elmore Goldsmith, P.A., has been recognized in three areas. For the Greenville metropolitan area, the firm has received tier one rankings for Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, and Litigation – Securities. Firms included in this tenth edition are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive…

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