On December 12, Democrat nominee Doug Jones defeated Republican nominee Roy Moore in Alabama’s special election for United States Senate. This election was a hard-fought race with President Donald Trump supporting a losing candidate in the Republican primary and then the controversial Roy Moore. Jones’s margin of victory state-wide was approximately 1.5 percentage points. Interestingly, […]
Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Bar Foundation is proud to announce that Elizabeth Van Doren Gray, member of Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp and Laffitte, LLC, has been selected as the 2017 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient for meritorious service to the law and community. The DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award was established in […]
Commercial Team leader Bill Metzger is in Frankfurt, Germany, this week for the Meritas Board of Directors & EMEA Regional Meeting. Board members travel from all over the world including the United States, London, Paraguay, Tokyo, Mexico, Singapore, Peru, Germany, Italy, Indonesia, France, Netherlands and Canada. Such a beautiful place for these members to come together!
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sowell Gray Robinson has been included in the 2018 edition of “Best Law Firms,” a U.S. News-Best Lawyers publication that recognizes the top practices in the nation. Sowell Gray Robinson received a Tier 1 ranking in eight practice areas: Commercial Litigation Energy Regulatory Law Insurance Law Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (Telecom, Energy) […]
On Tuesday, October 3, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in Gill v. Whitford, a case concerning the constitutionality of partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin legislative districts. The lower court held the Wisconsin plans violated the constitution by drawing legislative district maps that favored Republicans over Democrats. The Supreme Court last addressed partisan gerrymandering in […]
Our Workers’ Compensation attorneys and paralegals had a great time at the SCWCEA Annual Educational Conference (Comp Camp) this week! The four days were full of informative educational sessions and lots of time to spend with clients, friends and colleagues. Our very own Nick Haigler presented on Monday afternoon and Grady Beard moderated all of […]
On Tuesday, October 3, the US Supreme Court will hear oral argument on whether Wisconsin’s state legislative redistricting plan violates the Constitution due to partisan gerrymandering. Courts have rejected redistricting plans that predominantly use race or plans that violate the “one person, one vote” principle. However, the Supreme Court has not gone so far to […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia native Rachel M. Hutchens has joined Sowell Gray Robinson law firm as an associate. Rachel focuses her practice on litigation involving premises liability, automobile torts and insurance coverage, as well as personal injury defense. She also has experience in commercial leasing and transitions for corporate clients. She graduated magna cum laude […]
Today marks Cheryl Matheny’s 18th anniversary at Sowell Gray Robinson. If you’ve visited our offices, no doubt you’ve been warmly welcomed by Cheryl’s smiling face at our front desk. Please help us in congratulating her on this!
Our very own Tina Cundari spoke at the YLD Federal Court Mentoring Lunch yesterday, a lunch series supported by Federal District Court Judge Michelle Childs designed to encourage the growth in relationships between young lawyers and experienced practitioners. Other speakers included Chief Judge James Lockemy and Judge Aphrodite Konduros with the SC Court of Appeals. […]