People & achievements

November 25, 2012 

LAW

Sowell, Gray, Stepp & Laffitte LLC has been named one of the top litigation firms in South Carolina in “Benchmark: Litigation.” The attorneys from the firm individually recognized in their practice areas include Biff Sowell, Betsy Gray and Bobby Stepp. In addition, Biff Sowell, Betsy Gray, Bobby Stepp and Cal Watson have been recognized as 2012 Top Rated Lawyers in Commercial Litigation.

Gerald D. Jowers Jr. has made partner with the firm Janet, Jenner & Suggs LLC.

Billy Wilkins, an attorney with Nexsen Pruet, has been named a “Fourth Circuit Litigation Star” for 2013 by “Benchmark Appellate.”

J. Kenneth Carter Jr., a trial lawyer with Turner, Padgett, Graham & Laney PA, has been chosen to served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Business Counsel Inc.

Richardson, Plowden has opened its third office in Charleston, and James H. Elliott Jr. and Samia H. Nettles have joined the firm in the new location.

Angela Kirby, an attorney with Kirby Law LLC, has received the 2012 Legal Elite Award from “Columbia Business Monthly” magazine.

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