77 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers

August 20, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is proud to announce that Best Lawyers®, a legal peer-review guide, has selected 77 attorneys for inclusion in The 2021 Best Lawyers in America©, including eight attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” and seven attorneys as “Ones to Watch.”

The following attorneys have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice areas:

CHARLESTON COLUMBIA GREENVILLE  
The following attorneys are listed in The 2021 Best Lawyers in America© for these specific practice areas:
 
CHARLESTON  COLUMBIA FLORENCE GREENVILLE
  • J. Ben Alexander (2011) – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Thomas H. Coker, Jr. (2011) – Litigation – Construction
  • W. David Conner (2012) – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Frank T. Davis III (2011) – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Economic Development Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law
  • Christine Gantt-Sorenson (2013) – Litigation – Labor and Employment; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Bryan F. Hickey (*) – Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Ellis M. Johnston II (1995) – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities
  • H. Sam Mabry III (2011) – Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Christopher Major (2020) – Commercial Litigation
  • W. Francis Marion, Jr. (2009) – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • J.W. Matthews III (2013) – Commercial Litigation
  • Charles E. McDonald, Jr. (2008) – Real Estate Law
  • Moffatt G. McDonald (2011) – Litigation – Environmental
  • Kathleen C. McKinney (2003) – Economic Development Law; Public Finance Law
  • Arthur F. McLean III (2011) – Litigation – ERISA; Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Boyd B. Nicholson, Jr. (2013) – Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Sally McMillan Purnell (2011) – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • J. Derrick Quattlebaum (2011) – Insurance Law; Litigation – ERISA
  • Margaret R. Scoopmire (2013) – Real Estate Law
  • H. Donald Sellers (2011) – Commercial Litigation; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Joshua Spencer (*) – Litigation – Construction
  • Sarah Spruill (2019) – Commercial Litigation
  • Seth R. Swan (2019) – Real Estate Law
  • Matthew P. Utecht (2008) – Health Care Law; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Knox H. White (2013) – Immigration Law
This year’s selections included those recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, recognizing associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice. The following attorneys are listed as “Ones to Watch”:

CHARLESTON
  • Amy Foster Bower (*) – Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Jane Bouch Stoney (*) – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Real Estate law
COLUMBIA
  • Kathleen M. Muthig (*) – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance
FLORENCE GREENVILLE
  • Jonathan Klett (*) – Commercial Litigation
  • J. Philip Land (*) – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Meghan G. Riordan (*) – Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in any practice area
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time
 
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