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SC lawyer tapped to chair National Bond Lawyers

 

GREENVILLE, SC – On September 17, SC attorney Kathleen Crum (Kathy) McKinney was elected president-elect of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) at its 2008 annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. She is a shareholder with the South Carolina-based law firm Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in its Greenville office. …

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William Floyd Joins the Board of the SC Chamber of Commerce

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 17, 2008 – William Floyd III, an employment and labor attorney in Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office, will serve on the 2008-2009 Board of Directors of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. Floyd has twenty years of experience counseling employers on a broad range of labor issues (such as arbitrations, collective bargaining, unfair…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. Leads Again in the Best Lawyers in America

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – September 16, 2008 – Thirty-seven lawyers at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., were included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2009 edition, which was released online today.  In fact, the Firm has more listed lawyers than any other South Carolina firm in the fields of antitrust, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor…

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Eric Shytle Rejoins Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 15, 2008 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. takes pleasure in announcing that B. Eric Shytle, a former shareholder of the law firm, has rejoined its governmental organizations and public finance practice groups and will be based in the Columbia office. For the past two years, Shytle has served as Chief Counsel and Chief…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorney re-Elected to National Bar Association

 

GREENVILLE, SC – September 15, 2008 – Rosalyn H. Mattingly, Special Counsel at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., was re-elected to the National Bar Association’s Board of Governors as an Affiliate Representative at the organization’s 83rd annual convention in Houston, Texas, held July 26 – August 2, 2008.  The Greenville, SC attorney and former Alabama judge also…

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Steve Farrar Re-Elected to One-Year Term as VP of FDCC

 

Smith Moore Leatherwood attorney furthers leadership roles GREENVILLE, SC – August 27, 2008 – Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP attorney Steven A. Farrar has been re-elected to a one-year term as Vice President of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.  In addition to his role as a member of the Board of Directors, Farrar will…

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Nexsen Pruet's Rick Reames to Chair SC Bar Tax Section

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 19, 2008 – Rick Reames, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office, has been selected as chairman of the South Carolina Bar Association’s Tax Section for 2008-2009. Reames practices throughout South Carolina in the areas of trusts and estates planning and administration, taxation with an emphasis on state and local…

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Nexsen Pruet Secures $107 Million Settlement in Textile Price-Fixing Case; Court Rules There was a Cover Up

 

CHARLOTTE, NC – August 4, 2008  – Nexsen Pruet’s Antitrust Practice Group recently settled federal claims against Hoechst Celanese Corporation and its affiliated entities for $107 million in a case involving allegations that the company and other major suppliers of polyester staple fiber had conspired to fix prices and allocate customers. Nexsen Pruet represented 17 textile…

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McAngus Goudelock & Courie’s Practicing Green” Recognized by American Bar Association and EPA

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 23, 2008 – Based on its commitment to environmental sustainability through the WasteWise Program, McAngus Goudelock & Courie has been recognized as a Law Office Climate Challenge Partner, an honor founded through the collaborative efforts of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  MG&C becomes the first large…

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Smith Moore, Leatherwood to Join Practices

 

Newly combined firm creates legal presence from Atlanta to NC Coast. GREENVILLE, SC – July 17, 2008 – Two familiar names on the Southeast legal landscape are combining practices.  Effective August 1, Smith Moore LLP, with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, NC, and Atlanta, will join with the attorneys of Leatherwood Walker Todd &…

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Former South Carolina State Superintendent of Education Joins McNair Law Firm

 

COLUMBIA, SC – July 10, 2008 – M. William Youngblood, Managing Shareholder of McNair Law Firm, P.A., announced today that Inez Tenenbaum, South Carolina State Superintendent of Education from 1999 to 2007, has joined McNair as Special Counsel in its Columbia home office.  Youngblood commented, “The strength and depth of our women lawyers’ leadership, which…

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Five South Carolina Partners Ranked Among Top in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers

 

Firm Also Ranked Among the Best for Labor & Employment Law ATLANTA, GA and COLUMBIA, SC – June 19, 2008 – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that 25 attorneys, nationwide, are featured in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2008. Five of these attorneys are partners in Firm’s South Carolina office. Fisher & Phillip…

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McNair Law Firm, P.A. Recognized by Chambers USA, 2008 Edition

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 16, 2008 – McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. IS RECOGNIZED AGAIN THIS YEAR BY CHAMBERS USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 ® FOR ITS PRACTICE AREAS OF CORPORATE/MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, GENERAL COMMERCIAL LITIGATION and REAL ESTATE and EIGHT McNAIR ATTORNEYS ARE COMMENDED FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING LEGAL ABILITIES. REGARDINGCORPORATE/MERGERS and ACQUISITIONS CHAMBERS states…

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Legal Directory Publisher Ranks 11 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys For Excellence; Four Practice Areas Rated Among Top In state

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 13, 2008 – Eleven Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named among the top legal practitioners in their fields in the 2008 edition of the Chambers USA Guide, and four of the firm’s practice areas were rated in South Carolina. The publication cited: ● David Dubberly for Labor and Employment Law; ●…

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American Heart Association Names Nexsen Pruet Gold Level “Fit-Friendly Company”

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 4, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet has been named a Gold Level “Fit-Friendly Company” by the American Heart Association in recognition of the firm’s commitment to providing physical activity and fitness opportunities to its employees. The Fit-Friendly program was created as a catalyst for positive change in American businesses. Companies that earn…

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NEXSEN PRUET Receives 2008 Best of Columbia Award – Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law

 

Columbia, SC – June 2, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet has been selected for the 2008 Best of Columbia Award in the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Attorneys category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA Best of Local Business Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies…

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Aarati Doddanna Joins Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd in Charleston Office

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – May 29, 2008 –  Aarati (RT) Doddanna is the newest associate attorney at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.  Based in the law firm’s Charleston office, she will concentrate her practice on business law, including employment, healthcare and corporate matters.  A 2007 graduate of the Howard University School of Law,…

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News Updates on Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – May 6, 2008 – Numerous attorneys of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., have been active in the legal, business, volunteer, trade association, and civic arenas. CHARLESTON OFFICE 134 Meeting Street, 3rd Floor, Charleston, SC 29401; Ph: 843.722.3366 Associate attorney Allyson J. (Ally) Abernathy was recently appointed Co-Chair of the…

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Eight McNair Law Firm Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in SC Super Lawyers 2008®

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2008 –  Eight McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. attorneys have been selected for inclusion in South Carolina Super Lawyers 2008®.   Those selected, their practice areas and home offices, are: In its COLUMBIA OFFICE Michael M. BealBankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Business Litigation; Banking John W. CurrieSecurities & Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; Banking M.…

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Driggers Named to SC Bar’s Young Lawyers Leadership Academy

 

HARTSVILLE, SC – May 2, 2008 – Martin Driggers, Jr., partner in Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.’s Hartsville office, has been named to the South Carolina Bar’s inaugural Leadership Academy, a part of its Young Lawyers Division. The Academy was designed to educate lawyers who have practiced less than seven years. It is an effort…

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American Heart Association Names Nexsen Pruet Gold Level

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 29, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet has been named a Gold Level “Fit-Friendly Company” by the American Heart Association in recognition of the firm’s commitment to providing physical activity and fitness opportunities to its employees. The Fit-Friendly program was created as a catalyst for positive change in American businesses. Companies that earn…

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Nexsen Pruet Named Among Southeast Region's Top Law firms for Economic Development

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  April 30, 2008 – Southern Business & Development magazine has named Nexsen Pruet one of the top law firms for economic development in the South – and the only one recognized in South Carolina. “Nexsen Pruet’s economic development team earns a spot on our list for its experience in helping new and expanding…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Featured in National Defense Lawyers’ Publication

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – April 25, 2008 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys Don Sellers, Jay Matthews and Chris Major were profiled in a national defense trial lawyers’ electronic magazine, The Defense Research Institute’s The Voice (April 23, 2008).   The featured victory by the law firm’s attorneys vindicated BMW’s commitment to Clemson University and…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd lawyers included in South Carolina Super Lawyers™

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – April 15, 2008 – Twenty-four attorneys at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., have been recognized for inclusion in the South Carolina Super Lawyers™ magazine for 2008.  Released on April 13, the inaugural SC issue named only 5% of South Carolina’s 8,759 active attorneys in South Carolina who met the…

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18 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named Among South Carolina’s “Super Lawyers”

 

Columbia, SC – April 15, 2008 – Eighteen Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named among South Carolina’s “Super Lawyers” in a Law & Politics publication survey. The eighteen experienced attorneys represent a broad base of legal areas which are critical to the advancement of business and industry in South Carolina.   Recipients in their respective…

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Nexsen Pruet Awards 10 Scholarships to Minority Law School Students

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 1, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet has awarded 10 law school scholarships through its Diversity Scholarship Program.  The 2008 winners represent the future of the legal profession. Nexsen Pruet annually awards up to 10 scholarships to exceptional minority students who are entering their first year of law school and planning careers in…

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McNair Law Firm, P.A. Shareholder Elected President SC Women Lawyers Association

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 13, 2008 – McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. Shareholder, M. Elizabeth “Liz” Crum has been elected President of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA).  Liz is a native of Denmark, South Carolina and joined McNAIR in 1981.  Following her graduation from the University of South Carolina, School of Law in 1973,…

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S.C. Supreme Court Certifies Cheryl Behymer of Fisher & Phillips as Specialist in Employment and Labor Law

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 6, 2008 – Cheryl Behymer, a partner with the labor law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP, has been certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in employment and labor law. Rigorous requirements for the certification are outlined by the South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Legal Specialization, which…

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Anne Ellefson Elected Managing Director of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE AND GREENVILLE, SC – February 29, 2008 – The shareholders of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., elected Greenville attorney Anne S. Ellefson at the Firm’s annual Attorney Retreat held February 28, in Myrtle Beach.  She is the first female to lead a South Carolina-based law firm with over 100 attorneys.  The Greenville native…

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Marguerite Willis re-Elected to SC Women Lawyers Association Board of Directors

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 7, 2008 – Marguerite S. Willis, a Member (partner) in the Columbia office of Nexsen Pruet has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA). Her new two-year term will be through 2010. She has been a member of the SCWLA board since 2006.…

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Franklin Daniels Joins Nexsen Pruet; Expands Real Estate Group

 

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – February 1, 2008 – Franklin Daniels, whose broad-based real estate, corporate and economic development experience spans both the corporate and the law firm settings, has joined Nexsen Pruet as Special Counsel and will work in the Myrtle Beach and Charleston, SC offices. Daniels will concentrate his practice in multiple areas within…

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Nexsen Pruet Names New Partner in Columbia Office

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 2, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet announced that J. David Black, has been named Member (partner) of the firm’s Columbia office. J. David Black. David Black practices in the areas of complex civil litigation, commercial litigation, software litigation, intellectual property, and procurement.  He also has broad experience in electric-utility law, including electric-service…

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Chaun Pflug Joins Nexsen Pruet's Real Estate Group

 

CHARLESTON, SC – December 31, 2007 – Chaun W. Pflug has joined Nexsen Pruet’s Charleston office and will work in the commercial real estate practice group. Previously, Pflug worked with a law firm where he counseled local, regional, and national residential and commercial developers. He also worked as outside counsel to the S.C. Department of…

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SCWCEA Announces 3 New Board Members for 2008

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 27, 2007 – The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association has announced that Stanford E. Lacy, Stephen R. Ratliff, and O. Shayne Williams have been elected to its 2008 board of directors. Stanford E. Lacy, Esq., is a founding partner of Collins & Lacy in Columbia, SC. Stephen R. Ratliff is…

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Fisher & Phillips Labor Attorneys Named Among

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – December 11, 2007- Four Columbia attorneys at Fisher & Phillips LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2008®.  The Columbia attorneys, who specialize in labor and employment law, are Senior Partner Daniel Ellzey, and Managing Partner Jonathan Pearson, Partner Hagood Tighe and Partner Michael Carrouth.…

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Fisher & Phillips Labor Attorneys Named Among

 

  COLUMBIA, S.C. – Four Columbia attorneys at Fisher & Phillips LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2008®.  The Columbia attorneys, who specialize in labor and employment law, are Senior Partner Daniel Ellzey, and Managing Partner Jonathan Pearson, Partner Hagood Tighe and Partner Michael Carrouth. An…

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Tips For Holding a Holiday Party, Without Getting Sued

 

COLUMBIA , SC – November 28, 2007 – South Carolina Laws Differ From Other States.  With the holiday season just around the corner, many employers are starting the process of planning a holiday party. As part of the planning process, each should assess potential risks that could lead to a lawsuit. Especially if alcohol is…

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McNair Law Firm Announces New Attorneys in Three of its South Carolina Offices and its North Carolina Office

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 27, 2007 – McNair Law Firm, P.A., with eight South Carolina offices and one North Carolina office, announces new attorneys in three of its South Carolina offices and its North Carolina office and their areas of practice: IN ITS CHARLESTON OFFICE: TOYA HAMPTON GREENCommercial and Residential Real Estate Ms. Green was…

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Brad Waring Named Honorary Danish Consul for North and South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 27, 2007 — Bradish J. (Brad) Waring, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet’s Charleston office, has been appointed as the Honorary Danish Consul for North and South Carolina by decree of Her Majesty Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark. As consul, Waring will help promote trade and business with Denmark – with…

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Kristian Cross, Andrew Dennis join Nexsen Pruet as associates in Columbia

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 13, 2007 — Kristian Cross and Andrew Dennis have joined the Columbia office of Nexsen Pruet as associates, and will work in the business litigation and corporate departments, respectively. Cross earned her undergraduate degree from Clemson and her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. In law…

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Leighton Lord, Neil Robinson Nominated to Founding Class of ULI South Carolina Center for Sustainable Leadership

 

Columbia, SC – Nexsen Pruet’s Leighton Lord and Neil Robinson have been nominated as founding class members of the Urban Land Institute South Carolina Center for Sustainable Leadership. Lord is chairman of the board of Nexsen Pruet and Robinson is managing partner of the firm’s Charleston office and leads the firm’s Real Estate Practice group.…

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38 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named To ‘The BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® 2008’

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 20, 2007 — Thirty-eight attorneys from Nexsen Pruet, LLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 – including six who have now earned the honor for 10 years or more. Ed Menzie, who practices in Columbia and was listed for corporate and real…

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McNair Law Firm Attorneys Selected as Best Lawyers in America®

 

Columbia, SC – September 18, 2007 – McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. is pleased to announce that thirty-three of its attorneys, thirty in South Carolina and three in North Carolina, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®2008 (copyright 2004 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).  Of the South Carolina…

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Tushar Chikhlikar Accepted to Leadership Columbia

 

Charleston, SC – August 28, 2007 — Tushar Chikhlikar, an associate in Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office, has been accepted to the 2007 – 2008 class of Leadership Columbia, a program sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Chikhlikar practices with the firm’s banking and finance group, concentrating on economic development.  He also has experience…

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John Hardaway Attends FICPI Council Meeting in Amsterdam

 

Columbia, SC  – August 24, 2007 — John B. Hardaway, III, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet’s Greenville office, was one of only two U.S. delegates to attend the Federation Internationale Des Conseils en Propriete Industrialle (FIPCI) Executive Council Meeting in Amsterdam. Topics discussed at the event, which included representatives of more than 24 associations…

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Nexsen Pruet Completes MoveTo New Offices in First Citizens Building

 

Columbia, SC — Nexsen Pruet announced today that the firm’s Columbia office has completed its move to the new First Citizens Center at 1230 Main St., Suite 700. The move involved more than 200 people, and technology systems which support the firm’s seven offices located throughout North and South Carolina.  “Considering we’d been in our…

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Tushar Chikhlikar Selected to Serve on Workshop Theatre Board of Trustees

 

Columbia, SC – July 31, 2007 — Tushar Chikhlikar, an associate in Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office, has been selected to serve on the board of trustees of the Workshop Theatre of South Carolina. Workshop Theatre has been the creative domain for many of the area’s most talented actors, directors, and technicians for almost 40 years. It is…

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Leighton Lord to Chair Midlands Section of Urban Land Institute

 

July 17, 2007 – Columbia, SC – W. Leighton Lord III http://www.nexsenpruet.com/attorneys-120.html , Chairman of the Board of Nexsen Pruet, has been elected Chair of the Midlands section of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and will serve on the organization’s statewide executive committee. With more than 36,000 members in 90 countries, ULI provides leadership in…

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On July 21, 2007, Nexsen Pruet's Columbia office will be moving

 

On July 21, 2007, Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office will be moving to:       1230 Main Street       Suite 700       Columbia, SC 29201 Our phone numbers and PO Box will remain the same. Nexsen Pruet <http://www.nexsenpruet.com/>   <http://www.nexsenpruet.com/L/links_s.png> CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION: The information contained in this message may contain legally privileged and confidential information intended only for the…

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