Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 ''Best Lawyers''

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August 15, 2017

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 "Best Lawyers"


COLUMBIA, SC (August 15, 2017) Best Lawyers®, a legal peer-review guide, has named five Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2018 in Columbia, SC. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.
 
The following have been named Best Lawyers' 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice area in Columbia:
 
John C. Bruton, Jr. – Litigation – Real Estate
John K. Van Duys – Public Finance Law
Joseph D. (Joe) Clark – Securities / Capital Markets Law
Randolph B. (Randy) Epting – Corporate Law
Robert Y. (Bob) Knowlton – Litigation – Securities
 
The Firm is also proud to announce the following Columbia attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The 2018 Best Lawyers in America© list:
 
James Y. (Jamie) Becker (2012) – Litigation – Banking and Finance
William C. (Bill) Boyd (1993) – Antitrust Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Real Estate Law
John C. Bruton, Jr. (2010) – Insurance Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Joseph D. (Joe) Clark (2009) – Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
Suzanne H. (Suzi) Clawson (2008) – Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
Frank W. Cureton (2005) – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates 
J. Donald (Donny) Dial, Jr. (1983) – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
Clarke W. DuBose (2011) – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Theodore B. DuBose (2003) – Public Finance Law
Randolph B. (Randy) Epting (2005) – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law
Thomas R. (Tom) Gottshall (2011) – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Manton M. Grier (2003) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust
William R. (Will) Johnson (2013) – Tax Law
George S. (Chip) King, Jr. (1993) – Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
Robert Y. (Bob) Knowlton (2010) – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Securities
Steve A. Matthews (2010) – Appellate Practice
John B. McArthur (2008) – Real Estate Law
Stanley H. (Stan) McGuffin (2005) – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy
Gary W. Morris (2011) – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Hamilton Osborne, Jr. (2010) – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Bankruptcy
Carlisle Roberts, Jr. (2018) – Environmental Law
John K. Van Duys (2005) – Public Finance Law
Benton D. Williamson (2010) – Real Estate Law
 
(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.
 
Statewide, the Firm had nine attorneys named Best Lawyers' 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” and 56 attorneys listed in The 2018 Best Lawyers in America.
 
About Best Lawyers®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America publication are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.
 
Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 12 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.
 
About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation, and financial legal services to national and international clients. With a history dating back to 1887, it is one of the largest law firms South Carolina with more than 115 attorneys. The Firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, SC.
Contact:
Keely Yates, Marketing & Business Development Specialist
kyates@hsblawfirm.com, (803) 540-7940