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January 2018

Robert W. Pearce and Michael G. Roberts have partnered to form Pearce Roberts Business Law, LLC.

December 2017

Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP announces Laura Paris Paton, Tyler P. Winton, and Tyler J. Wetzel have been selected to join the Firm’s partnership.

McNair is pleased to announce attorney Benjamin “Ben” H. Joyce has joined the firm’s Charleston office. Ben’s practice focuses on local government law and general business litigation matters.

November 2017

K&L Gates’ Charleston office is pleased to welcome Nathaniel Strickler as an associate in the firm’s Real Estate practice group.

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Applegate Dieck, former Director of Environmental Affairs for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), has joined the firm’s Charleston office Environmental team as a member.

The Charleston office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Matthew R. Hubbell as a partner focusing on white collar criminal defense and False Claims Act litigation.

Richard D. Bybee and Jeffrey S. Tibbals are pleased to announce their new firm, Bybee & Tibbals, LLC in Mt. Pleasant. The firm will focus on condemnation and real estate litigation.

October 2017

Tiber Hudson LLC is proud to announce the opening of its new firm.  Headquartered in Washington DC, with offices in New York and South Carolina, Tiber Hudson provides legal services in all aspects of tax-exempt and taxable debt financings in housing and healthcare.  Allison R. King will be leading the firm’s office in Charleston, South Carolina.

The members of Walker Gressette Freeman & Linton, LLC are pleased to announce Charles P. Summerall IV has joined the firm.

Kim Shelton of Shelton Law, LLC has moved her practice to 21 Gamecock Avenue, Suite A.

September 2017

Joseph Garcia, a senior associate with Buist Byars & Taylor LLC, has been selected to Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce‘s Leadership Charleston Class of 2018.

Motley Rice LLC is proud to announce that three Charleston attorneys have been promoted and are now members of the firm.  They are:

August 2017

Clarkson, Walsh, & Coulter, P.A. has opened a new office in Mount Pleasant (1233 Ben Sawyer Boulevard, Suite 900).  Jeffrey M. Crudup is the new managing partner of the Lowcountry location.

Wall Templeton & Haldrup, P.A. is pleased to announce that John J. Dodds, IV has joined the firm’s Charleston office as an associate attorney.

David Aylor Law Offices is pleased to announce its new office location in Greenville, at 32 South Main Street, in the heart of downtown. The firm has also added a new partner, Attorney Robert Pohl, who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of bankruptcy, tax, and corporate law needs.

K&L Gates’ Charleston office is pleased to welcome Abby Kobrovsky as an associate in the firm’s Commercial Disputes practice group.

Sabrina C. Call is pleased to announce the opening of her firm, The Law Firm of Sabrina Call, LLC, with practice areas focused on estate planning and probate administration.

June 2017

The Green Law Firm is pleased to announce Brian Holmes as a new associate attorney. Mr. Holmes practices primarily in personal injury.

David Aylor Law Offices is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Arounkone Eck Niravong and Natalie Dalrymple to the Charleston Office.  Arounkone Eck Niravong practices in Criminal Defense and Natalie Dalrymple practices primarily in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice.

February 2017

Richard D. Bybee is pleased to announce his new law firm, the Law Office of Richard D. Bybee, LLC.

January 2017

The Charleston office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes W. Ford Graham as a lawyer in the corporate and economic incentives/development practices.

YCR Law, is pleased to announce that Catherine Holland Chase and Matthew O. Riddle have been named Partners in the Charleston Office.  Ms. Chase practices primarily in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Appellate, Primary Casualty and Trucking and Transportation Practice Groups.  Mr. Riddle practices primarily in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Practice Groups.

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that the following five attorneys have been elected as the Firm’s newest members: Christopher T. Colwell, Brandon Gaskins, John E. Slaughter, Christopher D. Tomlinson and Kimberly Easter Zirkle.

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP announced that Ryan Gilsenan has become a partner in the firm.  Mr. Gilsenan counsels commercial ship owners and insurers in responding to collisions, machinery failure, groundings, cargo damage, longshoreman and seaman claims, as well as MARPOL compliance and investigations, charter party negotiations, and other incidents and disputes. He also practices in general litigation involving construction defects, contracts and product liability.


Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Douglas Pratt-Thomas and Lindsay Smith-Yancey to the Firm’s Charleston office. Pratt-Thomas and Smith-Yancey, formerly of the Charleston firm of Pratt-Thomas Walker, focus their practice in health care professional liability and other insurance defense litigation.

October 2016

Sabrina C. Call has joined The Law Firm of Cynthia Ann O’Dell, P.C. as an associate attorney and will practice primarily estate planning, probate and elder law.

Rosen Hagood is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Nicholson has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Nicholson practices in the areas of employment law, construction law and litigation, business and commercial litigation, and probate, estate, and trust litigation.

Baker Donelson has significantly expanded its telecommunications practice with the addition of a group of 12 attorneys who focus on the representation of wireless carriers. The attorneys, as well as six paralegals and two other staff who will also join Baker Donelson, were previously with the Pennington Law Firm and are making the move as part of an agreement between the two firms to transfer a majority of Pennington’s wireless communications business to Baker Donelson.

September 2016

Duffy & Young, LLC is pleased to announce that Kara S. Grevey has joined the firm as an Associate.  Duffy & Young, LLC is a law firm focused on civil litigation.

Richard P. Callison announces that Callison Law Firm has relocated to 171 Church Street, Suite 330 in downtown Charleston. All phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.

McLeod Law Group of Charleston and Columbia is excited to announce H. Cooper Wilson, III has joined the firm.  Cooper graduated from the University of South Carolina Law School in 2007 and has extensive experience in civil litigation.

August 2016

Wilkes Law Firm, P.A., is pleased to announce that Stephen Harrison Williams has joined the firm in its Charleston office. Harrison will be representing the firm’s clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including professional liability defense, contract claims, construction litigation, product defect litigation, personal injury defense, and intellectual property litigation.

McAngus Goudelock & Courie is pleased to announce the addition of Katherine Colhoun to the firm’s real estate group in the Charleston office. Colhoun practices real estate and probate law, handling both residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as the preparation of simple estate planning documents.

Britt Kelly is pleased to announce the opening of Kelly Law Firm, LLC at 180 Spring Street in Charleston. Mr. Kelly’s practice is focused on construction defect litigation and the representation of people suffering from bodily injuries.

Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce the addition of Katie Fowler Monoc to the firm’s litigation team in the Charleston office. Monoc focuses her practice on civil litigation as well as general counsel work, political law, and economic development.