Category Archives: Law

Reggie Gay Receives 15 Over 50 Award

Greenville, S.C. – February 12, 2018 – McNair is pleased to announce Anderson Independent Mail has honored shareholder Reggie Gay with the 15 Over 50 Award. The award recognizes leaders who have made a long-term impact on the community through career success, philanthropic and community service, and mentoring of youth and young professionals. Reggie will…
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Attorney Steve Sumner Addresses Greenville County Bar

[caption id="attachment_20144" align="alignleft" width="110"] Attorney Steve Sumner[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC – On February 2nd, The Greenville County Bar Association held its 2018 “Year End” CLE (Continuing Legal Education) at the TD Convention Center. Attorney Steve Sumner was among the panelists and spoke on “DUI Update: A Review of Recent Decisions and Trends In DUI Defense For…
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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Cory Patterson Selected to Become Riley Diversity Fellow

[caption id="attachment_20135" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cory Patterson, Esq.[/caption] Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to share that Cory Patterson, a litigator in the Greenville office, has been selected to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) this spring. Cory is one of 42 leaders from across the Upstate chosen for this program. DLI…
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Parker Poe Expands Patent Team With Addition of Amy Allen Hinson

Charlotte, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Allen Hinson as a partner in the firm’s Greenville office. Amy enhances the firm’s intellectual property presence in South Carolina and represents the latest expansion of its patent prosecution practice. Amy is a registered patent attorney who represents…
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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="20040,20041"] Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announced Ben Alexander and Sally Purnell, both shareholders practicing in the Greenville office, have been elected to membership in the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization, comprised of many of the country’s preeminent trial…
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Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Announces New Partners

[caption id="attachment_19980" align="alignleft" width="200"] Stephanie Flynn[/caption] (Feb. 5, 2018) – Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Dorothy H. Cornwell, Stephanie G. Flynn, Karen M. Kemerait and Amy Smith Klass have been elected to the firm’s partnership effective Jan. 1, 2018. “Congratulations to these excellent lawyers at this significant milestone in their…
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Two Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Shareholders Named 2018 Leadership in Law Honorees

[gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="19978,19977"]   Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd congratulates two of its shareholders on being named to South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 Leadership in Law Honoree list. John Tiller and Jay Matthews are among 30 attorneys from across the state to be recognized. Nominated by their peers and selected by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Leadership…
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Gibbes Burton, LLC Welcomes Claude Tackett

Gibbes Burton, LLC announces that Claude Tackett has become Of Counsel of the firm located at 308 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302. Mr. Tackett received a Bachelor of Science degree from Morehead State University. In 1999, Mr. Tackett received a Juris Doctor degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University…
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Mac McLean Named President of the Boy Scouts of America Blue Ridge Council

Greenville, SC (January 18, 2018) – Mac McLean, a shareholder at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, has been named President of the Boy Scouts of America Blue Ridge Council. Mac has served on the Blue Ridge Council Board of Directors since 1993 and served on the National Council from 2015-2017 as Area President. He received his Eagle…
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Experienced Corporate Transactions Lawyer Andy Coburn Joins Womble Bond Dickinson in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Andy Coburn has joined Womble Bond Dickinson’s robust corporate and securities practice in Greenville. Coburn has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, security offerings and other corporate transactions. In addition, he guides both private and public companies in executive compensation, equity compensation and employee benefits plans.…
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