Category Archives: Law

SC Bar Young Lawyers collect gowns for Upstate Cinderella project

The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring its 15th annual Cinderella Project, which provides gently worn formal, bridesmaid and prom dresses for young women who lack the financial resources to buy a gown for their high school prom.   “This project is so important because not only are we helping students get the…
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Cuttino chosen as honoree for Leadership in Law awards

Ashley Cuttino, a shareholder in the Greenville office of Ogletree Deakins, was chosen as an honoree for the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2016 South Carolina Leadership in Law awards. The South Carolina Leadership in Law awards recognize legal professionals from across the Palmetto State, who have achieved success in their law practice, made contributions to…
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Ogletree Deakins enters Canadian market

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced today that the firm is entering the Canadian market with a Toronto office led by a group of prominent lawyers from a large Canadian law firm. The Toronto office, which is Ogletree Deakins’ 49th,…
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Nexsen Pruet elects six new members in five practice areas

Nexsen Pruet has elected six members (partners) in five different practice areas effective January 1, 2016. These attorneys are based in the firm’s Greensboro, NC and Greenville, SC offices. They are Brian Anderson (Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights), Rachael Anna (Health Care), Amy Allen Hinson (Intellectual Property), Chris King (Financial Services), Jeffrey Reichard (Construction), and Burl…
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Wyche names Sara Sloan Batson a shareholder

Wyche is pleased to announce that Sarah Sloan Batson has been named a shareholder of the firm. Sloan Batson focuses her practice at Wyche on employment litigation and counseling and complex commercial litigation, including business divorce and contract disputes. She is a Board Member of Junior Achievement of the Upstate of South Carolina and is…
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Ogletree Deakins recognized as Top 30 Law Firm for client service

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a top 30 law firm for client service in BTI Consulting Group’s (BTI) Client Service A-Team 2016 report. The firm ranked No. 20 on the BTI Client Service 30 list and earned recognition in 15…
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Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd adds two attorneys to Greenville office

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth L. Bakker and Cory B. Patterson in the Greenville office. Elizabeth Bakker’s practice focuses on construction litigation. Her clients include general contractors, subcontractors, and business owners involving matters such as contract disputes, breach of contract, construction litigation, and business law. Ms. Bakker received…
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