CHARLESTON, SC – February 6, 2012 – Womble Carlyle attorney Dana Lang has been appointed by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Protection and Advocacy System for People with Disabilities. Lang will serve a four-year term on the board.
Since 1977, P&A has been an independent, statewide, non-profit corporation that protects and advances the legal rights of people with disabilities. P&A investigates reports of abuse and neglect and advocates for disability rights in areas such as health care, education, employment and housing. P&A serves people of all ages and disabilities and does not charge for its services.
Dana Lang’s main practice areas include Civil Litigation, Construction, Construction Product Liability and Business Litigation. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Dana worked in the sales divisions of Blackbaud and Schering Plough. She practices in Womble Carlyle’s Charleston office.
About Womble Carlyle
Womble Carlyle is a full-service business law firm with a focus on innovative solutions to client needs. The firm supports the Association of Corporate Counsel in the ACC Value Challenge, which seeks to better align legal services with the needs of corporate clients.
The firm serves clients nationally and globally with more than 550 attorneys in fourteen offices: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.
In the community, the firm is the first law firm to receive the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Corporate Leadership Award as well as the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award.