McDonnell and Associates PA proudly introduces “McDonnell Sonic Signings”

 

McDonnell and Associates has proudly introduced the implementation of “McDonnell’s Sonic Signings”, providing a “drive thru” closing experience and safe alternative to in-office closings for the borrower, the attorney, and…

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Chris Staubes elected President and Chairman of the Board for the Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America

 

Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced that Chris Staubes has been elected Council President and Chair of the Executive Board. His two-year term of office began…

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Nelson Mullins names John Jennings as Greenville office managing partner

 

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has named John M. Jennings as managing partner of the Greenville office effective March 6. He replaces Timothy E. Madden, who has been elected to a…

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Joe Lucas, managing member and public finance attorney with Pope Flynn, elected trustee of the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

 

Joe Lucas, an attorney concentrating in public finance, development finance, and banking and underwriting at Pope Flynn in Charlotte, NC, has been elected to serve as a trustee of the…

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David Caughran selected for 2020 Class of Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellows

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that David Caughran, an associate in the firm’s Charleston office, has been selected to join the 2020 Class of the Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellows Program.…

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The McKay Firm welcomes Alexander Zuraff to Civil Litigation Practice

 

The McKay Firm announced the addition of Alexander Zuraff as the newest attorney at the firm. Mr. Zuraff practices in the areas of general civil defense and government defense. He graduated from North Carolina…

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Moore & Van Allen attorney Lesley A. Firestone named to Forty Under 40 list

 

Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) announced that environmental attorney and litigator Lesley A. Firestone has been selected as one of Charleston Regional Business Journal’s 2020 Forty Under 40 winners.…

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GaffneyLewis attorney, Randi Lynn Roberts, receives AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

GaffneyLewis, LLC announced that attorney Randi Lynn Roberts has received the AV Preeminent® rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® legal rating service. A litigation attorney, Roberts represents companies throughout the South Carolina…

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Frank Davis elected to Executive Committee of Upstate SC Alliance

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd shareholder Frank Davis has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Upstate SC Alliance. His two-year term begins February 25, 2020. As an Executive Committee Member,…

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K&L Gates names 41 new partners across global platform

 

The partners of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have voted to elect the following lawyers from across the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East as new…

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The Samuels Law Firm announces new name, new partner

 

  Founding attorney Stephen Samuels of The Samuels Law Firm announced that personal injury lawyer Jason Reynolds has been named full partner, creating the Samuels Reynolds Law Firm. Reynolds joined…

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D’Alberto & Graham moving to temporary Devine Street location

 

D’Alberto & Graham Attorneys & Advisors will move into temporary offices at 2231 Devine St., Suite 100, Columbia, SC, 29205, beginning Monday, Feb. 24. The firm’s mailing address will remain,…

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National Cybersecurity Legal Institute focuses on ransomware

 

On March 5, the University of South Carolina School of Law will host the 2nd annual National Cybersecurity Legal Institute in Columbia, SC. In partnership with the FBI, the School…

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Stinson Ferguson returns to Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd welcomed Stinson Ferguson back to the firm’s Greenville office as Special Counsel. Stinson focuses her practice on construction and utility litigation, commercial dispute litigation, collections management and…

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Mullikin named Leadership in Law Honoree

 

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Environmental attorney and global expedition leader Tom Mullikin has been named among the 2020 South Carolina LEADERSHIP IN LAW HONOREES and will…

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Ogletree Deakins add Caroline Page as immigration lawyer to Columbia office

 

Ogletree Deakins’ Columbia office is excited to welcome its 9th immigration lawyer, Caroline Page. Page received both her J.D. and undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina. Previously, she…

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Attorney Lauren Trask joins Collins & Lacy

 

Hire bolsters law firm’s workers’ compensation practice as it enters its 3rd generation Attorney Lauren Trask has joined the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice at Collins & Lacy in Columbia. Trask is experienced in defending…

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Rhodes receives Leadership in Law Award

 

Janet Rhodes, an experienced employment lawyer and partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is receiving a Leadership in Law Award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. She’ll be among 28 attorneys…

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Lewis Babcock attorney to participate in South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy

 

Lewis Babcock attorney, Joseph Berry was selected for membership in the 2020 class of the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy. Each year the Academy selects attorneys from across the state…

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Parker Barnes named 2020 Leadership in Law honoree

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Parker Barnes has been selected as one of the 2020 South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law honorees. Parker is among 28 attorneys from across…

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Rogers Townsend expands health care team

 

Rogers Townsend welcomed Chilton Grace Simmons to the Firm, adding another experienced medical malpractice attorney to the health care team and an additional Lowcountry office in Beaufort, South Carolina. Chilton…

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Charleston environmental/mass torts litigation Attorney Yancey McLeod III joins Womble Bond Dickinson

 

Experienced environmental law, toxic tort and product liability litigation attorney Yancey McLeod III is the newest member of the Womble Bond Dickinson team. McLeod has joined the firm’s Charleston office…

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Eric Penkert and James Silvers elected shareholders at Ogletree Deakins

 

Eric Penkert and James Silvers, attorneys in Ogletree Deakins’ Greenville office, have been elected as shareholders in the firm. Penkert focuses his employee benefits practice on assisting businesses in understanding…

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Employment law attorney Jack E. Cohoon joins Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

 

An experienced attorney who’s successfully fought for clients in the courts and before administrative agencies, Jack E. Cohoon has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. His practice includes employment law, civil…

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Burnette honored with Pro Bono award from South Carolina Bar

 

M. Malissa Burnette, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, received the South Carolina Bar Senior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award during the organization’s annual convention. The honor recognizes…

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Three Gallivan White Boyd attorneys elected partner

 

Bradshaw, Edmonds and Laffitte move on to the Partner level Gallivan White Boyd announced that three attorneys were chosen to become partners, Drew Bradshaw and Amity Edmonds in Greenville, South…

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Mariel Norton named Special Counsel at Baker, Ravenel & Bender

 

Mariel D. Norton, formerly an associate at Baker Ravenel & Bender, has been named Special Counsel for the firm. “This acknowledgement of Mariel’s experience and talent reflects the contributions she…

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Whitney B. Harrison named first woman to receive the South Carolina Bar’s Trial and Appellate Advocacy award

 

The South Carolina Bar Association recognized Whitney B. Harrison, of McGowan Hood & Felder LLC, as the 2019 Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award recipient. The award recognizes members of the…

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Lisa R. Claxton joins Board of Directors for Hope Center for Children

 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that attorney Lisa R. Claxton has joined the Board of Directors for the Hope Center for Children. The Hope Center for Children offers programs and services…

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Pope Flynn adds new associate Sara Weathers in public finance and government law

 

Pope Flynn, a Columbia-headquartered law firm concentrating in public finance and governmental law, has added Sara Weathers as an associate in the firm’s public finance and governmental law practices. Weathers…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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