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Laffitte honored with Matthew J. Perry Jr. Civility Award

Becky Laffitte, a founding member of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, has received the Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award from the Richland County Bar Association. The award, named after the U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr., is bestowed annually to the judge and lawyer who best exemplify the word “civility” by exhibiting courteous […]

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Sowell Gray’s Laffitte among Legal Elite in the Midlands

Rebecca Laffitte, a member of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, has been named to the Greater Columbia Business Monthly’s 2010 Legal Elite. The list recognizes attorneys in the Midlands whom their peers consider outstanding in eight different practice areas. Laffitte was selected in the category of personal injury. More than 250 lawyers were nominated before […]

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Tina Cundari elected chair-elect of Big Brothers Big Sisters

COLUMBIA, SC –Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Tina Cundari has been elected chair-elect of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. The purpose of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships. The organization strives to provide mentors […]

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Sowell Gray ranked among top firms in US News publication

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte has been rated as a first-tier metropolitan firm in “Best Law Firms,” a new US News-Best Lawyers publication that recognizes the top practices in the nation. Sowell Gray was honored in four areas: general commercial litigation; personal injury litigation, defendants; professional malpractice law, defendants; and workers’ compensation […]

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Sowell Gray, 3 members highlighted in Benchmark Litigation

COLUMBIA, SC – Benchmark Litigation, a definitive guide to the country’s leading lawyers and firms, has named Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, one of the top litigation firms in South Carolina. Additionally, the guide has named Sowell Gray members Thornwell Sowell, Elizabeth Van Doren Gray and Robert Stepp as local litigation stars. All three […]

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Elizabeth Van Doren Gray to be honored with Leadership in Law award

COLUMBIA, SC – Elizabeth Van Doren Gray, a founding member of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, has been selected to receive a Leadership in Law award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. The annual awards recognize attorneys whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has made a positive impact on South […]

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Eight Sowell Gray lawyers included in new edition of “Best Lawyers”

COLUMBIA, SC – Eight lawyers from Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte have been chosen for the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an honor that recognizes them as among the top in their field. The Sowell Gray attorneys were highlighted in several areas.

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SC Bar Young Lawyers Division honors Sowell Gray’s Leaphart

B. Gibbs Leaphart Jr., an associate with Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, has been honored as a “Star of the Quarter” for his work with the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division. Leaphart, who toured the Southeast as a bass guitarist with the band Five Way Friday before attending law school, has served since 2008 […]

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Haigler joins Leadership Columbia board

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Nicolas L. Haigler has joined the board of directors of Leadership Columbia, a program that helps up-and-coming business people connect more deeply with their community. Haigler was a member of Leadership Columbia’s Class of 2010, as well as recipient of the Glenn Jacobus Award. That […]

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Leadership Columbia honors Sowell Gray’s Haigler with Jacobus award

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Nicolas L. Haigler has received the Glenn Jacobus Award, which honors the outstanding leader in each Leadership Columbia class. Leadership Columbia is a program through the Columbia Chamber of Commerce that brings together up-and-coming young business people to help them connect more deeply with their […]