Category Archives: Law

Nelson Mullins receives award for animal law pro bono work

COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 20, 2016)–The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) has awarded Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP a 2016 Advancement in Animal Law Pro Bono Achievement Award. The award recognizes the Firm’s dedication of pro bono hours in helping ALDF achieve its mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through…
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Malissa Burnette to receive award from SC Women Lawyers Association

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe member M. Malissa Burnette, whose 39-year career has included cases that have precipitated monumental change in South Carolina and the nation, will receive the 2016 Jean Galloway Bissell Award from SC Women Lawyers Association. The Bissell award is presented annually to an attorney demonstrating distinguished service to the public…
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Murphy & Grantland adds Alexis Vitali Blitch to attorney team

[Columbia, SC – October 10, 2016] Alexis Vitali Blitch has joined the law firm of Murphy & Grantland, P.A. as an associate attorney.  Her practice will focus on a variety of insurance defense and insurance coverage matters. Prior to joining Murphy Grantland, Alexis served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John C. Hayes,…
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Carlisle Traywick joins Sowell Gray law firm as an associate

COLUMBIA, SC – Vordman Carlisle "Lisle" Traywick, III has joined Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC as an associate. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Lisle graduated cum laude from Wofford College in 2011, receiving his bachelor's degree in government with a concentration in political thought and a minor in economics.  In 2014, he earned…
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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough to receive award for Tuomey case

CHICAGO (Sept. 22, 2016)–The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) will honor Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP on Nov. 3 with a 2016 Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Award for the law firm’s work in helping preserve a community hospital by guiding it through an affiliation transaction with another healthcare system. The law firm won…
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Karen Aldridge Crawford named co-chair of ABA litigation committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 14, 2016)–The American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation has announced the merger of its Environmental Litigation and its Energy Litigation Committees and has announced the appointment of Karen Aldridge Crawford, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, as a co-chair of the newly formed Environmental & Energy Litigation…
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Turner Padget Graham & Laney adds 4 new lawyers

Columbia, S.C., Sept. 6, 2016 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces its continued expansion with four new associates. Paul E. Lawson is based in Myrtle Beach and joins the firm’s Insurance Litigation Group; Frank Stern is based in Greenville and joins the firm’s Insurance Litigation Group; and Bettis Rainsford, Jr. and Hannah D.…
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Collins & Lacy Co-Founder Part of National Workers’ Compensation Blog

[COLUMBIA, S.C. September 7, 2016] – In addition to contributing to Collins & Lacy, P.C.’s Workers’ Compensation blog, the firm’s co-founder, Stan Lacy, is now an author of a national workers’ compensation professors blog, which includes posts from university professors from around the country. The purpose of this new resource is to provide clients and…
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Beal LLC to Serve Companies in Financial Distress

[caption id="attachment_5347" align="alignleft" width="150"] KICKSTAND-STUDIO[/caption] Columbia, SC (September 7, 2016) – Michael M. Beal has founded Beal LLC to represent middle market businesses in financial distress in litigation, out of court restructurings and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. In addition to corporate clients, Beal, LLC represents creditors’ committees, bankruptcy trustees, secured lenders, landlords, and asset purchasers…
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Chadwick S. Devlin joins Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Columbia, S.C. (September 6, 2016)–Chadwick S. Devlin has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Columbia office as an associate where he focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, appellate, consumer, and employment litigation. Mr. Devlin previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Alison Renee Lee of the Fifth…
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