Richardson Plowden Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 4, 2009 – Richardson Plowden & Robinson, P.A., is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys, Francis M. Mack, Eugene H. Matthews, and Franklin J. Smith, Jr. have been selected to the 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a national listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice…

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Van Whitehead Joins Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd

 

Former DHEC Attorney Now Based in Firm’s Florence Office CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, & GREENVILLE, SC, AND WASHINGTON, DC – April 28, 2009 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce Evander M. E. (Van) Whitehead has joined the Firm’s Florence office.  He will concentrate on environmental, regulatory and administrative law as well as probate matters. Prior…

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Sowell Gray Named a Columbia Green Business

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 24, 2009 – Columbia City Council recognized the law firm of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC as a City of Columbia Green Business at its City Council meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. Sponsored by the city’s Climate Protection Action Committee, the Green Business program recognizes businesses that operate in an…

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Five Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Named S.C. Super Lawyers

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  April 23, 2009 – Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national labor and employment law firm with its South Carolina office located in Columbia, is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been named South Carolina Super Lawyers. Michael D. Carrouth, G. Daniel Ellzey, Stephen C. Mitchell, Jonathan P. Pearson and…

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Fisher & Phillips Wins 2009 Burton Award for Best Law Firm Newsletter

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 22, 2009 – A newsletter produced by the law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP is the Burton Award recipient for Best Law Firm Newsletter in 2009. The firm’s Labor Letter earned top honors in the newsletter category, which is awarded in conjunction with the Association of Legal Administrators. The Labor Letter…

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Six Sowell Gray Attorneys Named in 2009 Super Lawyers Magazine

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 2009 – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC announces that Betsy Gray, Becky Laffitte, Biff Sowell, Bobby Stepp, Monty Todd and Cal Watson have been named to the 2009 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®. Betsy Gray and Bobby Stepp also ranked among the top 25 attorneys receiving the highest point totals in…

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Columbia Ogletree Deakins Attorneys Named Super Lawyers

 

Three Attorneys in Ogletree Deakins’ Columbia Office Named to 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers List COLUMBIA, SC – April 14, 2009 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce that three attorneys in its Columbia office have been named in the 2009 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers. Nominated…

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Five Ellis Lawhorne Attorneys Named 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 14, 2009 –  Ellis, Lawhorne and Sims, P.A., is pleased to announce five of its attorneys have been named 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers. F. Earl Ellis, Jr., John T. Lay, Jr., John L. McCants, William P. McElveen, Jr., and David C. Sojourner, Jr., have each been included in the prestigious…

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Three MC&C Attorneys Named in 2009 SC Super Lawyers Magazine

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 13, 2009 – The law firm of McAngus Goudelock & Courie, LLC is pleased to announce that three attorneys in the Columbia office, Kristine L. Cato, J. Russell Goudelock and W. Hugh McAngus, have been named by South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine as some of the top attorneys in South Carolina…

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Twenty-Five Nexsen Pruett Attorneys Named Among South Carolina’s Super Lawyers®

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 13, 2009  – Twenty-five Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2009 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.  The attorneys practice in the firm’s Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Myrtle Beach offices.  Charleston  Cherie Blackburn Employment Litigation: Defense  Molly H. Cherry Employment & Labor  Paul Dominick Business Litigation  Neil Robinson Real…

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12 NcNair Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in South Carolina Super Lawyers 2009®

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 13, 2009 – Fourteen McNAIR LAW FIRM, P.A. attorneys have been selected for inclusion in South Carolina Super Lawyers 2009®.   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…

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Super Lawyers® Honors Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Shareholders

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC, & WASHINGTON, DC – April 13, 2009 – Twenty-two attorneys at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., have been included in the South Carolina Super Lawyers® magazine for 2009. All of these attorneys have been included since the magazine’s inception. Only five percent of the lawyers in SC are recognized by…

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Rogers Townsend & Thomas receives special award from Medal of Honor Recipient

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 2, 2009 – The Columbia law firm of Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC (RTT) has been presented the first-ever MAJ. GEN. JAMES E. LIVINGSTON AWARD for the firm’s sizeable financial and volunteer-manpower contributions to the 2010 National Medal of Honor Convention. Lt. Gen. Garry L. Parks (U.S. Marine Corps, ret.), pres.…

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Smith Moore Leatherwood Expands Charlotte Office

 

Firm increases litigation strength in Queen city   CHARLOTTE, NC – March 31, 2009 — Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP continues to expand its Charlotte office with the addition of three commercial litigators from Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal.   Fred M. Wood, Jr., C. Marshall Lindsay, and Evan M. Sauda have joined Smith Moore Leatherwood’s Charlotte office, further…

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David Dubberly Recognized in Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition

 

Only S.C. Attorney in International Law Category  COLUMBIA, SC – March 30, 2009 – Nexsen Pruet attorney David Dubberly has been selected as the only South Carolina attorney for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition in the practice area of international law. Dubberly co-chairs Nexsen Pruet’s international team.  In his international practice, Dubberly helps clients negotiate…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorney Serves as Judge in International Law Moot Court

 

South Carolinian John Adams Hodge also meets with fellow researchers CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, SC & WASHINGTON, DC – March 24, 2009 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorney John Adams Hodge is serving as a judge for the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held March 22-28, held in Washington. This is the world’s…

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Conservation Easement Seminar Offering CE credits

 

COLUMBIA, SC – CE credits available for Attorneys, Accountants, Foresters and Financial Planners.  If you have clients who might be interested in voluntary land conservation, this seminar will provide a complete overview of the process and tax benefits of conservation easements.  8:30am-4:30pm at Riverbanks Zoo.  May 6, 2009. For more information, please contact Rebecca Jacobson at the…

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McNair Law Firm Elects New Shareholder

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 24, 2009 – McNair Law Firm is pleased to announce that Andrew G. Melling has been elected a Shareholder of the Firm.  Andrew is resident in the Firm’s Columbia office and a member of its Litigation Section.  He has a general business litigation practice with an emphasis on health care litigation, representing corporations, as…

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Sowell Gray Wins Three ADDY Awards

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 24, 2009 – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, won three ADDY Awards at the annual ADDY Gala hosted by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of The Midlands on March 14. The ADDY Gala recognizes and rewards creative excellence in the art of advertising. The ADDY competition that takes place in…

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Stephanie Yarbrough Appointed to SC Venture Capital Authority Board

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 19, 2009 –  Stephanie Yarbrough, a Special Counsel with Nexsen Pruet’s Banking & Finance Group in Charleston, has been appointed to the S.C. Venture Capital Authority Board of Directors by SC Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell. Yarbrough focuses her practice on the areas of economic development, banking and finance, and corporate…

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Nexsen Pruet to Sponsor 6th Annual Innoventure Conference

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 19, 2009 –  When entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, educators, and business leaders gather for the 6th annual InnoVenture Conference in Greenville, they’ll have the full support of Nexsen Pruet. The law firm is a founding sponsor of the event, which brings together global thought leaders from the corporate, technology, and higher education…

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Nexsen Pruet Helps Students Celebrate

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 13, 2009 – Nexsen Pruet  will lend a hand on Friday as students at Memminger Elementary School celebrate the end of testing.  This week, the students have been taking the writing portion of the PASS test. So, Nexsen Pruet is sponsoring and helping host a lunch-time party. In addition to serving…

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Two Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Honored with Compleat Lawyer Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 12, 2009 – Nexsen Pruet announces prestigious recognition for two of the firm’s attorneys.   Bob Coble has been selected as a Platinum 2009 Compleat Lawyer and Molly Hughes Cherry has been selected as a Silver 2009 Compleat Lawyer.  Each year, the University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association recognizes nine…

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Best Lawyers® to Honor SC Attorneys J. Donald Dial, Jr. & G. Dewey Oxner, Jr.

 

25th Anniversary Event will be held in Atlanta, April 23-25, 2009 CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, SC, & WASHINGTON, DC — The Best Lawyers in America®, the country’s original lawyer-rating directory, has announced that it will honor the accomplishments of J. Donald (Donny) Dial, Jr., and G. Dewey Oxner, Jr., both shareholders of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd,…

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Ellis Lawhorne adds Walker as an associate attorney

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 2, 2009 – Ellis, Lawhorne and Sims, P.A., has announced Breon C. M. Walker has joined the Firm as an associate attorney in the litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Walker will focus her practice on insurance defense litigation. Walker earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University…

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COBRA Changes Impact All Employers Providing Group Health Coverage

 

COLUMBIA, SC –February 27, 2009 – New changes to COBRA will impact almost every employer.  Nexsen Pruet’sEmployment and Labor Law Group responds by holding a special breakfast briefing on Friday, February 27th. On February 17, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  One key provision in the Stimulus Act provides certain assistance…

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Smith Moore Leatherwood’s Mark Holmes Named Greenville’s Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

 

GREENVILLE, SC – February 26, 2009 —The 2009 listing of The Best Lawyers in America Lawyers of the Year includes Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP attorney Mark R. Holmes, who was named “Greenville Best Lawyers Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.”  The recognition is the first of its kind from Best Lawyers, which releases a list…

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Callison Tighe & Robinson’s Ian McVey Elected to Executive Committee of Richland County Bar Association

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 23, 2009 – Ian D. McVey, an attorney with Columbia, SC based Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Richland County Bar Association. The Richland County Bar Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the common business and professional interests of…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Receive Best Lawyers® 2009 Recognitions

 

Columbia Real Estate Lawyer of the Year and Charleston Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, SC, & WASHINGTON, DC — February 20, 2009 – The law firm of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholders William C. Boyd and Marvin D. Infinger have been recognized by The Best Lawyers…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. Ranked #1 Bond Counsel in South Carolina

 

Law firm also named to Top 10 in Southeast by bond industry’s newspaper CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, SC, & WASHINGTON, DC – February 17, 2009 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Public Finance Practice Group is ranked first among bond counsel in South Carolina for 2008, according to The Bond Buyer (February 12, 2009 issue).  The daily…

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York County Jury Awards $4.4 Million in Birth Injury

 

ROCK HILL, S.C., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ — A York County jury on Friday awarded $4.4 million to the parents of a child who suffered a brain injury at birth. The award was against Piedmont Hospital. The jury said the hospital was at fault when it assigned a nurse trainee to monitor Robin Wilson, who arrived…

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McNair Shareholder Selected as Banking lawyer of the Year in the Columbia Area

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 16, 2009 – John W. Currie, a Shareholder of McNair Law Firm, P.A., has been named by Best Lawyers as the Columbia Area Banking Lawyer of the Year for 2009 based on peer-review surveys.  Currie received the highest level of respect among his peers for his ability, professionalism and integrity.   A…

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Todd Serbin Joins Nexsen Pruet's Intellectual Property Group

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  February 16, 2009 – Todd Serbin has joined Nexsen Pruet as Special Counsel.  He will practice in the firm’s Intellectual Property group and focus on matters related to patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and entertainment law. Serbin has more than 10 years of experience counseling clients ranging in size from individuals to…

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Governor Appoints Floyd to Disabilities Council

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 12, 2009 – William Floyd III, an employment and labor attorney in Nexsen Pruet’s Columbia office, has joined The South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council.     Governor Mark Sanford appointed Floyd to the board, which is focused on providing leadership, funding and advocacy for people with disabilities.  “A significant number of South Carolinians are individuals…

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Smith Moore Leatherwood ERISA Practice Rated One of Busiest in U.S.

 

Firm ranks seventh nationally in number of cases in one-year period GREENVILLE, SC – February 11, 2009 – The 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac has identified the ERISA practice of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP as one of the nation’s ten busiest.  The firm, with offices in Atlanta, Greenville, SC, and Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC,…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorney Sam Mabry elected SC ABOTA president

 

Greenville attorney Don Sellers inducted CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, SC & WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 9, 2009 – The law firm of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that H. Sam Mabry III was installed as president of the South Carolina chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) on February 5,…

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Ellis Lawhorne Announces Hill as a New Shareholder in the Firm

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 10, 2009 – Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims, P.A., is pleased to announce Matthew B. Hill as its newest shareholder. Hill is a member of the Business, Real Estate and Finance Practice Group. Hill began working with Ellis Lawhorne ten years ago as a law clerk. In November 2001, he joined the firm…

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Nexsen Pruet Awards 6 Diversity Scholarships to Minority Law Students in North and South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 10, 2009 – Nexsen Pruet announced today that six minority law school students from North and South Carolina have earned scholarships through the firm’s Diversity Scholarship Program. Nexsen Pruet annually awards scholarships to exceptional minority students who are entering their first year of law school and planning careers in North or South…

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Callison Tighe & Robinson’s Hal Hanlin Rejoins Firm as Partner

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 9, 2009 – George Harold (Hal) Hanlin has rejoined the Columbia, SC law firm of Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC as a Member. Mr. Hanlin’s practice areas include Estate and Tax Planning, Probate Administration, Business and Corporate Planning, and Business Transactions. A frequent speaker at seminars for lawyers and accountants in these…

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Richardson Plowden’s Gifford selected to Surety Claims Institute

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 5, 2009 – Emily R. Gifford of Richardson, Plowden & Robinson, P.A., has been selected for membership in the Surety Claims Institute. The Surety Claims Institute is a national organization of claims professionals and attorneys who deal in fidelity and surety bond matters. Membership is by invitation only and is restricted…

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Billy Wilkins Named to Panel Studying Issues in Military Justice

 

GREENVILLE, S – January 27, 2009 – William W. Billy Wilkins, the former Chief Judge of the U.S. Fourth Circuit who now heads three practice groups at Nexsen Pruet, has been named to the Cox Commission, an independent panel that will study issues in military justice. In addition to being one of the nation’s most…

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Six Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Named “South Carolina Super Lawyers”

 

GREENVILLE, SC—January 27, 2009—The 2009 listing of South Carolina’s top attorneys, published by Super Lawyers® magazine, includes six lawyers from the Greenville office of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP. The South Carolina Super Lawyers selections are compiled annually by the magazine, based on surveys and research to identify lawyers “who have attained a high degree of…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Opens Washington Office

 

Mike Tongour to lead governmental relations practice COLUMBIA, SC – January 26, 2009 – The law firm of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. announced plans today to open an office in Washington, DC.  Michael A. (Mike) Tongour will serve as Special Counsel and direct the Firm’s government relations practice, which will be located at 227 Massachusetts Avenue, NE,…

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Richele Keel Taylor Joins Fisher & Phillips

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 22, 2009 – Richele Keel Taylor has joined the South Carolina office of the national labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP. “Richele joins us at a great time,” said Jonathan P. Pearson, managing partner of the Fisher & Phillips’ Columbia office. “Recently, we’ve seen some important employment law…

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Brad Waring to Serve as ABA State Bar Delegate

 

CHARLESTON, SC – January 22, 2009 – Bradish J. (Brad) Waring, a Partner in Nexsen Pruet’s Charleston office, has been named as an ABA State Bar Delegate by the South Carolina Bar. The S.C. Bar nominating Committee nominated Waring for the position in September.  It became official when nominations closed on January 15th.  As an ABA…

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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Announces New Shareholders – Attorneys Applegate, Frick and Spruill elected

 

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, AND GREENVILLE, SC – January 14, 2009 – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., is pleased to announce the election of three new shareholders, effective January 1, 2009.  Lydia B. Applegate, Scott E. Frick and Sarah P. Spruill, all litigation attorneys, were named members. Sarah P. SpruillHaynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.1201 Main Street, 22nd FloorColumbia,…

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McAngus Goudelock & Courie Opens New Office in Myrtle Beach

 

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – January 12, 2009 – McAngus Goudelock & Courie is pleased to announce the opening of its Myrtle Beach office in the Parkway Office Plaza, located at 1107 48th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC. We are excited about our new presence in Myrtle Beach and look forward to becoming an integral part…

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Fisher & Phillips Launches Convenient Educational Initiative

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 12, 2009 – The South Carolina office of national labor and employment law firm Fisher & Philips LLP will kick off a major new educational initiative with a seminar covering recent and pending changes to workplace-related laws on February 12 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Clarion Town House. A…

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Callison Tighe & Robinson Partner Ralph C. Robinson Jr. Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2009

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 8, 2009 – Ralph C. Robinson, Jr., partner at Columbia, SC based Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009 in the field of real estate law. Representing developers and lenders, Robinson has worked in a broad spectrum of real…

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Callison Tighe & Robinson Partner D. Reece Williams III featured in Irish America Magazine’s “Stars of the South” Tribute

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 6, 2009 – D. Reece Williams III, partner at Columbia, SC based Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLP, was recently featured in Irish America Magazine’s “Stars of the South” tribute. Designed for Irish Americans interested in their heritage, Irish America magazine features politics, Irish history, culture and interviews with prominent Irish Americans.…

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