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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough recognized by Legal 500

COLUMBIA (June 16, 2016)--Legal directory publisher The Legal 500 has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in three practice areas along with four Columbia attorneys. The practice areas and the attorneys noted in the annual publication are: Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort, and class action: automotive/transportation Christopher C. Genovese (Columbia, SC) Dispute resolution:…
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Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle Forge Transatlantic Alliance

[caption id="attachment_3658" align="alignleft" width="300"] Betty Temple and Jonathan Blair sign agreement.[/caption] LONDON (June 15, 2016) – Bond Dickinson LLP and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP announced today they have entered a transatlantic strategic alliance. The alliance between these prominent law firms evolved from a long-standing relationship supporting clients in the U.S. and U.K. At…
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Sowell Gray Members Recognized by Chambers USA

COLUMBIA, SC – Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has once again ranked four Sowell Gray members as leaders in their field in its 2016 edition. Betsy Gray, Biff Sowell, Bobby Stepp and Cal Watson have all been ranked among the nation’s best in the area of general commercial litigation. Betsy Gray is…
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Sowell Gray named top firm in 2016 edition of Chambers USA

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray has again been named a top firm in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The legal publication, which ranks the best law firms and lawyers, has bestowed the highest award upon Sowell Gray, a Band 1 ranking in general commercial litigation.  Chambers USA describes…
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Turner Padget Graham & Laney adds 3 attorneys

Columbia, S.C., June 8, 2016 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces the addition of three attorneys. Jennifer N. Stone joins as of counsel in the firm's Business Transactions practice and is based in Columbia. Alexander S. Hogsette and Richard A. Jones III join as associates in the firm's Insurance Litigation practice, with Hogsette…
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Collins & Lacy Attorney Graduates from S.C. Bar Leadership Academy

[caption id="attachment_3558" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kerri A. Rupert and Anne Ellefson[/caption] [COLUMBIA, S.C. June 8, 2016] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Kerri Rupert has graduated from the 2016 South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy. The South Carolina Bar regards the course as a highly selective program designed to equip young lawyers (in a…
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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Chambers USA Rankings

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. received numerous distinctions in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, published by Chambers and Partners. The legal directory annually ranks American law firms and lawyers by state and practice area. Chambers USA ranked Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Corporate/Mergers & Acquisition: Banking and Finance practice area in the top tier. The Firm’s Corporate/Mergers…
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Columbia attorney Lanny Lambert Jr. keynote speaker at Ontario legal conference

Columbia, S.C., May 26, 2016 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. announces that Columbia-based shareholder Lanneau Wm. “Lanny” Lambert, Jr. served as the keynote speaker at the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) 2016 Spring Plenary Conference. Lambert discussed mentoring and professionalism, and how the profession of law has evolved over the years. Lambert…
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Collins & Lacy Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

[COLUMBIA, S.C. June 2, 2016] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce W. Carl Martin has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Martin will manage the firm’s financial, human resources, facilities, marketing, and operations. “We are honored and delighted to have Carl join the firm,” said Scott Wallinger, chair of the firm’s…
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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough lawyers recognized in Chambers publication

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 31, 2016)–Legal directory publisher Chambers and Partners has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in its national category for its products liability and mass torts litigation. The publishers also single out three Columbia attorneys for their nationwide practices: David E. Dukes, notable practitioner in product liability and mass tort Steven A.…
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