Six Collins & Lacy, P.C. Attorneys Selected as 2023 South Carolina Best Lawyers® List

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Six Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys have been named 2023 Best Lawyers® for work in their respective practice areas.

Below is each Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorney selected, as well as the practice areas in which their work is being recognized.

Columbia – 2023 Best Lawyers®
Joel Collins, Jr., Criminal Defense: White Collar and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Stanford Lacy, Mediation
Christian Stegmaier, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Claude Prevost, III, Construction Law
Ellen Adams, Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers
Ashley Kirkham, Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers

Additionally, Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorney Jennifer Newman was named on the Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch report for her work in Workers’ Compensation Law.

"These lawyers bring a wealth of experience to the work we do for our clients. This is well-deserved recognition," said Christian Stegmaier, President of the firm. “In addition to these recognized attorneys, Collins & Lacy prides itself on developing the next generation of attorneys who will be leaders in the industry.”

Best Lawyers is an annual listing of attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

About Collins & Lacy, P.C.
Collins & Lacy is a statewide business defense firm in South Carolina that delivers valuable legal representation for our clients through solid preparation, thorough execution, and client-oriented service aimed at success. With offices in Columbia and Myrtle Beach, the firm represents local, regional and national clients in the areas of construction, corporate and business law, employment law, hospitality/retail and entertainment law, insurance/bad faith, products liability, professional liability, commercial transportation and workers’ compensation. For more information, visit

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