“I am grateful for this tremendous opportunity to serve the University,” said Reid Sherard. “I am excited to start the work and will always do my best to help the University reach its potential. I appreciate the confidence the General Assembly has placed in me by electing me to this important role for the future of our State.”
A Greenville native, Reid leads Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Family Law practice group. 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.
Reid is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a founder of the South Carolina Family Law Inn of Court. He has been recognized in Family Law by The Best Lawyers in America© and South Carolina Super Lawyers® and maintains an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Reid was named the Best Lawyers® 2023 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville.
Active in the legal community, Reid has served on the Greenville County Bar Association Executive Committee since 2015 and recently completed his term as President in 2022. He also serves on the South Carolina Bar Family Law Section Council.
Reid is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina, earning his Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the Honors College and his Juris Doctor from the School of Law. He earned his Master of Letters, with distinction, from the University of Aberdeen.