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Thirty-Two Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Named in 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers

May 1, 2017

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to congratulate 32 firm attorneys from 13 practice areas who were listed in the 2017 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers.  

“Of the 32 attorneys recognized, our firm had 11 attorneys in the publication’s Rising Star category and 9 attorneys who have been listed for more than 10 years,” states Nick Nicholson, the firm’s managing partner. “This blend of up-and-coming and established attorneys speaks to our firm’s depth of resources and talent.” 

Each year, Super Lawyers publishes its research-driven, peer-influence rating for attorneys who have attained professional recognition and achievement. Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s attorneys included in the 2017 list are: 


Charleston Office

Scott Y. Barnes*: Tax

Stephen E. (Steve) Darling*: Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Stafford J. (Mac) McQuillin III: Business Litigation (Rising Star)

David M. Swanson: Real Estate

John H. Tiller: Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Adam N. Yount: Civil Litigation: Defense (Rising Star) 


Columbia Office

James Y. Becker: Business Litigation
Elizabeth H. Black: Business Litigation (Rising Star)
Mary M. Caskey: Creditor Debtor Rights (Rising Star)
J. Donald (Donny) Dial, Jr.*: Tax
Thomas R. (Tom) Gottshall: Environmental Litigation
Manton M. Grier*: Business Litigation
George S. (Chip) King, Jr.:  Securities & Corporate Finance
Robert Y. (Bob) Knowlton: Business Litigation
John B. McArthur: Real Estate
Stanley H. (Stan) McGuffin*: Bankruptcy: Business
Hamilton Osborne, Jr.: Business Litigation
S. Ross Shealy: Personal Injury – General: Defense (Rising Star)
Benton D. Williamson*: Real Estate 

Greenville Office

J. Ben Alexander: Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense
W. David Conner: Personal Injury – Products: Defense
Bonnie A. Lynch: Business Litigation (Rising Star)
H. Sam Mabry III*: Business Litigation
Christopher B. (Chris) Major: Business Litigation (Rising Star)
Denny P. Major: Business Litigation (Rising Star)
W. Francis (Frankie) Marion, Jr.*: Business Litigation
Moffatt G. (Mott) McDonald*: Personal Injury – General: Defense
Kathleen Crum (Kathy) McKinney: Government Finance
H. Donald (Don) Sellers: Business Litigation
Kenneth N. Shaw: Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense (Rising Star)
Joshua D. (Josh) Spencer: Construction Litigation (Rising Star)
Kimberly Witherspoon: Government Finance (Rising Star) 

*      Indicates the attorney has been listed for 10 or more years.

 About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars must be under 40 years old or have less than 10 years of legal experience. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazine and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.