Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Welcomes Experienced Family Law Team, Expands Services for Clients

Reid Sherard

Reid Sherard

GREENVILLE, SC (August 24, 2020) – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Reid T. Sherard, Shareholder, and Ian G. Conits, Associate, have joined the firm.

With the addition of Reid and Ian, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd has expanded its service offerings to include family law. The firm’s Family Law team provides experienced representation with a high level of compassion, personal attention and support to families facing changes that are emotionally difficult.


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Reid Sherard, a Greenville native, will lead the firm’s Family Law practice. He concentrates his time in complex divorce-related litigation, particularly involving significant assets, income, valuation, or other challenging financial issues as well as contested custody matters, interstate and international jurisdiction disputes, and premarital and postnuptial agreements. He has significant appellate experience, having argued 10 appeals.

Before joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Reid practiced for 15 years at an AmLaw 100 firm. He is a graduate of the nationally recognized Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, Texas, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a Certified Family Court Mediator. Reid earned his J.D. from the University of South Carolina and his MLitt from the University of Aberdeen. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina Honors College.

He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Family Law Section Council, serves on the Executive Committee for the Greenville County Bar Association and on the Board of Directors for A Child’s Haven. Reid is recognized for Family Law by Best Lawyers® (2016-2020) and South Carolina Super Lawyers® (2014-2020). He was named a 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers® Top 25 lawyer in South Carolina.

Ian Conits focuses his practice on family law and business litigation. Before joining HSB, Ian practiced at an AmLaw 100 firm, served as Special Assistant for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Greenville and as an Assistant Solicitor for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office. He received his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and earned his B.A., cum laude, at Clemson University.

For more information on our family law team and how they can help you, visit www.hsblawfirm.com.

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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