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Kimberly Witherspoon Awarded 2016 Young Professional of the Year by Greenville Chamber

Kimberly Witherspoon, a shareholder in Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Greenville office, received the Young Professional of the Year Award at the Greenville Chamber’s 128th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 31. Awarded to an individual between the ages of 22 and 39, the Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes his or her exemplary involvement in the community. 


“Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is thrilled to see such a deserving candidate like Kimberly recognized,” shares Nick Nicholson, Managing Director for the firm. “This award is a true testament to her abilities and character. She is an outstanding attorney and a dedicated young professional, and we are proud to call her a colleague and friend.”


Kimberly is a part of the firm’s public finance group, where she serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel and corporate counsel in various financing structures. She was named a South Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in Government Finance for 2014-2017. In addition, she was recognized as a Greenville Business Magazine’s “Best and Brightest 35 and Under” in 2013, and as an Urban League of the Upstate’s “Top 10 Greenville Young Professional” in 2013 and 2014. Kimberly currently serves as a board member for Pendleton Place, the Junior League of Greenville and United Way of Greenville County’s African American Leadership Council.