COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fourteen Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys will be recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest peer-reviewed publications covering the legal profession.

And one of them, Frank Ellerbe, will be honored as Lawyer of the Year in the category of Litigation – Environmental.

Here are the Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys included in 2018 Best Lawyers, with the practice areas in which they are being recognized:

  • Grady Beard: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Kevin Bell: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
  • Tina Cundari: Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Frank Ellerbe: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Regulatory Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (Telecom, Energy), Utilities Law
  • Kevin Garrison: Real Estate Law
  • Betsy Gray: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Becky Laffitte: Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Transportation Law
  • Wilson McDonald: Real Estate Law
  • Bill Metzger: Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Biff Sowell: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
  • Kerk Spong: Real Estate Law
  • Bobby Stepp: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Monty Todd: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Cal Watson: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

About Best Lawyers

The directory, which thousands of lawyers and corporations use annually, is regarded as a definitive guide to the legal profession in the United States. Based on confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country, the guide is advertisement-free and no fee is required to be included. All attorneys included in the publication are subject to peer review within both their practice areas and their cities.