Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Costa Pleicones has been elected secretary of the Wofford College Board of Trustees. Costa is a graduate of Wofford College and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2013.
A former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, Costa advises clients on complex litigation and appellate matters. His experiences as a successful practitioner, trial judge and appellate jurist allow him to provide skillful and effective dispute resolution services. His mediation practice focuses on business disputes, contracts, medical malpractice, nursing home disputes, personal injury and prisoner litigation matters.
Costa is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and received an honorary doctor of laws from Wofford College in 2002. He is a Certified Federal Court Mediator and a Certified Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator.