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Oscar (Bill) W. Bannister Jr., Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC, was named one of Greenville Business Magazine’s 50 Most Influential of 2019.

John F. Wyatt, Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC, was named one of Greenville Business Magazine’s 50 Most Influential of 2019.

David L. Moore was elected as a shareholder of Turner Padget Graham & Laney PA in January.

Robert M. Wilcox, University of South Carolina School of Law, received the South Carolina Bar’s DuRant Award in January.  Also, in January, Wilcox was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by Governor Henry McMaster.

Rick Mendoza, Nexsen Pruet LLC, was elected as chair of the Board of Trustees for the Sisters of Charity Foundation in January.

Kerk Spong, Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, was appointed in February as a Trustee for Small Business Bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina.

Sam Konduros, the South Carolina Biotechnology Innovation Organization President and CEO, was named to the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee of its Board of Directors in February.

Daniel J. Ballou became a partner at Morton & Gettys LLC in January.

Nick Nicholson, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd PA, was named one of Greenville Business Magazine’s 50 Most Influential of 2019.

Alice Harris joined Nexsen Pruet LLC as a Member in April.

Joseph S. McCue was elected to the management committee at Collins & Lacy PC in January.

Christopher M. Adams was elected to the management committee at Collins & Lacy PC in January.

Edgar “Eddie” R. Donnald, Jr. was named a public defender for Sumter County in January.

Darra James Coleman joined Nexsen Pruet LLC as Special Counsel in April.

J. David Johnson, IV was elected as a shareholder of Turner Padget Graham & Laney PA (Columbia office) in January.

Christian Stegmaier was elected to the management committee at Collins & Lacy PC in January.

Matthew A. Smuro became a partner at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden in January.

Michael R. Burchstead was elected as a shareholder of Collins & Lacy PC in January.

Jack E. Cohoon joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA as Special Counsel in February.

William  O. Sweeny IV was named partner at Young Clement Rivers LLP in February.

Michael Traynham joined Nexsen Pruet LLC as Special Counsel in February.

Clarke Newton was made partner at Bluestein Thompson Sullivan LLC in January.

Katie Grove, McAngus Goudelock & Courie, was named treasurer of the Greenville County Bar Association in January.

Whitney B. Harrison, McGowan Hood & Felder LLC, received the South Carolina Bar Trial and Appellate Advocacy award in January.

Matt Moser, McAngus Goudelock & Courie, was elected vice-president of Kids’ Chance of South Carolina in January.

Brett Bayne, McAngus Goudelock & Courie, joined the American Board of Trial Advocates’ South Carolina chapter in January.

Mariel Norton was named Special Counsel at Baker, Ravenel & Bender in January.

Lyndey R. Z. Bryant was made Partner at Adams & Reese LLP in January.

Jarrett Coco was made Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in January.

Amanda Mueller joined the family law team at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA in January.

Blake Williams was made Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in January.

Melissa G. Cassell was made Partner at Morton & Gettys in January.

C.D. Rhodes III joined Pope Flynn LLC as a Member in February.

Joseph Berry, Lewis & Babcock LLP, was selected for membership in the 2020 class of the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy in February.

Caroline Page joined Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC (Columbia office) as an Immigration Lawyer in February.

Lauren Trask joined the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice at Collins & Lacy PC in February.

Alexander Zuraff joined The McKay Firm as an associate attorney in March.

David Caughran, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd PA, was selected to join the 2020 Class of the Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellows Program in March.

Sara Weathers joined Pope Flynn as an associate in January.

 


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