Category Archives: Law

Collins & Lacy attorney named head of women’s legal group

COLUMBIA, S.C. –Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce professional liability attorney, Kerri Rupert, is serving as chair of the Professional Development Committee of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA). The SCWLA’s mission is to enhance the status, influence, and effectiveness of women lawyers in the state through advocacy, action, and association. There…
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Sowell Gray to join international business law firm group

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC a Columbia-based law firm, announced that it has been invited to join Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. The affiliation offers Sowell Gray Robinson access to over 7,450 lawyers in 240 global markets. The firm’s clients will benefit from local legal insight,…
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Collins & Lacy welcomes Karen Ratigan to firm’s Columbia office

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Karen Ratigan has joined the firm’s Columbia office as special counsel practicing in the area of professional liability defense. Prior to joining Collins & Lacy, Karen worked as a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office where she handled oral…
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Free will planning workshops to be held in March

(Columbia, S.C.):  Everyone needs a will. Amazingly, 64% of Americans don't have a will.* Central Carolina Community Foundation, in partnership with local organizations, is hosting Will University on various dates in the beginning of March. Will University is an interactive workshop that addresses the importance of having a will, how to prepare a will and…
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E. Wade Mullins III chosen as S.C. Leadership in Law honoree

E. Wade Mullins III, managing partner with Bruner Powell Wall & Mullins LLC, has been chosen as a 2017 South Carolina Leadership in Law Award honoree. South Carolina Lawyers Weekly gives the distinguished award to those members of the South Carolina legal community who have achieved success in their law practice, made contributions to society…
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Kevin Floyd joins Murphy & Grantland as director of marketing

Columbia – Hiring continues at Murphy & Grantland law firm in Columbia. Kevin Floyd has joined the firm’s administrative staff as Director of Marketing and Communications. Floyd is media veteran in South Carolina’s capital city, having worked as WIS News Executive Producer in the early 2000s and most recently as the communications manager at the…
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Fisher Phillips’ Bias named president-elect of women’s law group

COLUMBIA, SC  – Fisher Phillips attorney Sheila Bias has been named president-elect of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA). Established in 1993, SCWLA’s mission is to enhance the status, influence and effectiveness of women lawyers in South Carolina through advocacy, action and association. The organization has over 900 members and an active 25-member board…
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Carmen Harper Thomas named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carmen Harper Thomas, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, has been named a Fellow in the 2017 class of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), which identifies, trains, and advances the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Founded in 2009, LCLD is an organization…
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Adams and Reese adds 2 attorneys to Columbia office

[caption id="attachment_7684" align="alignleft" width="150"] Justine Tate has joined the Adams and Reese Columbia office as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Adams and Reese is pleased to announce the addition of two associates to its Columbia office. Sarah R. Khouri and Justine M. Tate, both former attorneys with the South Carolina…
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Courtney E. Walsh joins Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Columbia, S.C. – Courtney E. Walsh has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Columbia office as an associate where he will focus on litigating complex business and commercial matters, including those related to the automotive industry, construction projects, government contracts, and environmental permits. Mr. Walsh has previous experience in providing litigation services…
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