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Best Law Firms 2024 cites Robinson Gray in top tier for Columbia in 16 practice areas

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Robinson Gray is being recognized in a total of 24 practice areas in the 2024 edition of “Best Law Firms.”

The publication, which recognizes the top practices in the nation, cited Robinson Gray in the top category, Tier 1, for Columbia in 16 practice areas:

· Administrative/Regulatory Law

· Bet-the-Company Litigation

· Commercial Litigation

· Corporate Law

· Energy Law

· Energy Regulatory Law

· Insurance Law

· Litigation – Insurance

· Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

· Litigation – Trusts & Estates

· Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

· Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

· Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

· Real Estate Law

· Transportation Law

· Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

The firm was also ranked in Tier 2 for Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Real Estate, and Litigation – Securities; and in Tier 3 for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), and Utilities Law.

To be eligible for a Best Law Firms ranking, firms must have at least one lawyer included in that year’s The Best Lawyers in America list. This year, Best Lawyers included 25 Robinson Gray attorneys: Grady Beard, Kevin Bell, Frank Ellerbe, Kevin Garrison, Ben Gooding, Betsy Gray, Nick Haigler, Matt Hill, Paul Hoefer, Rachel Hutchens, Becky Laffitte, Gibbs Leaphart, Amanda Mellard, Bill Metzger, Michael Montgomery, Kelly Morrow, Shannon Till Poteat, Beth Burke Richardson, Jasmine Smith, Kerk Spong, Bobby Stepp, Tim Thompson, Monty Todd, Rob Tyson, and Cal Watson.

Three of the 25 were additionally honored as Lawyers of the Year: Beth Burke Richardson, Kelly Morrow, and Cal Watson.

Finally, Best Lawyers named six Robinson Gray attorneys to its “Ones to Watch” list, which recognizes attorneys in their first decade of practice: Chris Boguski, Molly Campolong, Ashley Dixon, Meredith Ann Krzyston, La’Jessica Stringfellow, and Lisle Traywick.

Firms that have at least one lawyer who is currently recognized in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in a practice area and metro jurisdiction ranked by Best Law Firms are eligible to receive a firm ranking in that practice area and jurisdiction. For more information on methodology, go to

About Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC

Located in the BullStreet district, Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, is a South Carolina law firm that offers a tailored, hands-on approach. It provides business transactional and litigation representation in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in South Carolina. The firm’s 38 attorneys serve clients ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses and individuals. For more, visit