30 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Columbia Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC (August 19, 2021) – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is proud to announce that Best Lawyers®, a legal peer-review guide, has selected 30 attorneys for inclusion in The 2022 Best Lawyers in America©, including three attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” for Columbia and two attorneys as “Ones to Watch” in Columbia.

The following have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice areas in Columbia:

A. Parker Barnes III – Litigation – Real Estate
James Y. Becker – Litigation – Banking and Finance
Suzanne H. Clawson – Corporate Law

The following attorneys are listed in The 2022 Best Lawyers in America© for these specific practice areas:

A. Parker Barnes III – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
James Y. Becker – Consumer Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance
Elizabeth H. Black – Commercial Litigation
William C. Boyd – Antitrust Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Real Estate Law
John C. Bruton, Jr. – Insurance Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Mary Caskey – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Consumer Law
Joseph D. Clark – Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
Suzanne H. Clawson – Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
Frank W. Cureton – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
J. Donald Dial, Jr. – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
Clarke W. DuBose – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Theodore B. DuBose – Public Finance Law
Randolph B. Epting – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law
L. Foster Girard – Corporate Law
Manton M. Grier – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust
William R. Johnson – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Economic Development Law; Tax Law
George S. King, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
Robert Y. Knowlton – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Securities
Virginia S. Lanford* – Real Estate Law
John K. Langford – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Steve A. Matthews – Appellate Practice
John B. McArthur – Real Estate Law
Stanley H. McGuffin – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy
Gary W. Morris – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Costa M. Pleicones – Appellate Practice
Roopal S. Ruparelia – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
John K. Van Duys – Public Finance Law
Benton D. Williamson – Real Estate Law

Associates and other lawyers earlier in their careers are recognized as “Ones to Watch” for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice. The following attorneys have been recognized as “Ones to Watch”:

Kathleen M. Muthig – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance
Andrew Rawl* – Commercial Litigation

For a full list of HSB attorneys recognized in The 2022 Best Lawyers in America©, visit our website, www.hsblawfirm.com/news.

* Lawyers who are listed for the first time

About Best Lawyers
Recognition in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. More information on the methodology process may be found online at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.

About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd provides business, litigation and financial legal services to local, national and international clients. With a history dating back to 1887, it is one of the largest law firms in South Carolina with more than 115 attorneys. The firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence and Greenville, SC. For more information, visit www.hsblawfirm.com.


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