Category Archives: Law

Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Names Doug Walker Chief Operating Officer

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) –Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP announced Doug Walker has been promoted to chief operating officer. Walker will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm’s seven offices. Walker joined Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in 2003 and is based in the Raleigh office. He has held various positions within the…
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Seven Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2018

 GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 18, 2017) – Seven lawyers from Smith Moore Leatherwood were recently selected for inclusion in Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation 2018. The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period that included extensive interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the…
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Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Names Doug Walker Chief Operating Officer

[caption id="attachment_17821" align="alignleft" width="240"] Doug Walker[/caption] (Oct. 23, 2017) –Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP announced Doug Walker has been promoted to chief operating officer. Walker will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm’s seven offices. Walker joined Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in 2003 and is based in the Raleigh office. He has held…
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Perry MacLennan Named President-elect of the Clemson Young Alumni Council

[caption id="attachment_17793" align="alignleft" width="300"] Perry MacLennan[/caption] Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorney, Perry MacLennan, has been named President-elect of the Clemson Young Alumni Council. As a graduate of Clemson University, Perry first served as an At-Large member of the Council beginning in 2016. The Council is made up of representatives from across the country as well as…
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Seven Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2018

(Oct. 18, 2017) – Seven lawyers from Smith Moore Leatherwood were recently selected for inclusion in Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation 2018. The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period that included extensive interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market to…
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Brad Love Elected to the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees

[caption id="attachment_17697" align="alignleft" width="300"] Brad Love[/caption] Brad Love, shareholder at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd in the Greenville office, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees. The SCICU Board of Trustees is composted of the presidents of the twenty member colleges and universities and 41…
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Venus Poe Recognized in Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys by NADC

Fountain Inn, S.C. – Venus Poe was recently named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s (“NADC’s”) top one percent of attorneys for 2017. NADC’s mission is to recognize attorneys who elevate Bar standards and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. “I feel honored to be recognized by my peers,” Venus Poe said.…
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Meredith E. Green Named General Counsel At Furman University

[caption id="attachment_17242" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman University Names Meredith E. Green General Counsel[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Meredith E. Green, a 2005 Furman University graduate, has been named general counsel at the university. Green will report to the president and serve as legal counsel on all university matters. She will begin her new duties at Furman on Oct. 2.…
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Smith Moore Leatherwood and Partner Tod Hyche Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2017

[caption id="attachment_17025" align="alignleft" width="240"] Tod Hyche[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 19, 2017) –Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2017 (HNW) for South Carolina. Additionally, partner J. Tod Hyche has been honored as a “Leader in the Field” in South Carolina for Private Wealth Law.…
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30 Ogletree attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America

 GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 15, 2017 – Ogletree Deakins (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that 30 attorneys from the firm’s South Carolina offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. The attorneys on the 2018 list were selected based on an exhaustive peer-review survey…
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