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May 2017

Richard S. Rosen, managing partner of Rosen Hagood, has been selected to the Top 25: 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers List based on nominations, research, and a comprehensive review process; marking the fourth time that he has been selected to this list.

McNair Law Firm, P.A. is pleased to congratulate 23 of its attorneys for being selected by their peers for inclusion in South Carolina Super Lawyers 2017®.  Those listed in the Charleston office include: Henry W. Frampton, IV, Employment Litigation: Defense (Rising Star); Susan Taylor Wall – Professional Liability: Defense; and A. Victor Rawl, Jr. – Class Action.

Rosen Hagood is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list, and another three attorneys have been selected to the Rising Stars list. Each year, only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected to the exclusive list of Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are selected to the Rising Stars list.

Rosen Hagood attorneys selected to the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list include:
Alex B. Cash – Family Law
Andrew D. Gowdown – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
Brewton “Brew” Hagood – Construction Litigation
Alice F. Paylor – Business Litigation
Richard S. Rosen – Business Litigation

Rosen Hagood attorneys selected to the 2017 South Carolina Rising Stars list include:
James Atkinson “Chip” Bruorton, IV – Construction Litigation
Rene Stuhr Dukes – Family Law
Elizabeth “Beth” J. Palmer – Business Litigation

April 2017

Elizabeth “Beth” Palmer, a partner with Rosen Hagood, was recently selected to join the Board of Be A Mentor. Be A Mentor is a non-profit organization that provides youth in Charleston the opportunity to develop positive relationships with adults and reach their full potential through mentorship.

March 2017

Congratulations to Dustin Marshall (Chairperson), Shane Scibelli and Keith Williams for organizing the 2nd Annual Charleston School of Law Law Day 5k in Memory of Professor Virginia Darden Meeks. Proceeds from the race were donated to Relay for Life and Share our Susie (SOS); both were organizations with whom Ginny volunteered.



Julie Armstrong, Charleston County Clerk of Court, was honored with a Proclamation from Mayor John Tecklenburg at the February 28th City Council Meeting.

February 2017

Parker Poe Charleston Partner, Dick Unger, has published a book on easements entitled “Easements: What are they? Where are they now and where are they going?”.

January 2017

Andrew Gowdown, a partner with Rosen Hagood, was recently named the 2016-2017 Chair of the Primerus Personal Injury Institute (PPII) at the 2016 Primerus Global Conference.

November 2016

Liam Duffy, an associate with Rosen Hagood, was recently named one of the Stars of the Quarter for the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD). Duffy was recognized for his involvement as co-chair of the Courthouse Keys Committee, a group that provides opportunities for young lawyers to connect and develop relationships with South Carolina’s many state and federal judges.

Rosen Hagood is pleased to announce that the firm was ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The firm received eight Tier 1 rankings and three Tier 2 rankings in the following practice areas:

Metropolitan Tier 1 Ranking

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Metropolitan Tier 2 Ranking

  • Arbitration
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Moore & Van Allen PLLC in their 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and locally. Within the Charleston area, the firm was recogized in the areas of:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
October 2016

Barnwell Whaley member attorney B.C. “Bill” Killough has been selected by the Federal Circuit Bar Association to prepare summaries of Federal Circuit patent decisions for the Circuit Case Digest, a monthly publication.