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Cundari elected as a member of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte

COLUMBIA, SC – Tina Cundari, an attorney with Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte LLC since 2005, has become the firm’s newest member.

“Tina has proven herself time and again since coming to Sowell Gray,” managing partner Cal Watson said. “We are extremely pleased to elect as a member someone with such immense talent and dedication.”

Cundari, who grew up in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, earned a bachelor’s degree at the College of Charleston and a law degree at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Following graduation from law school, she served as a law clerk to The Honorable Jean Hoefer Toal, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. During her second year of clerking, she taught legal writing at the University of South Carolina School of Law. In 2010 she spent four months as a law clerk to The Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

“I’m thrilled about becoming a member of Sowell Gray,” Cundari said.  “The members of this firm have taught me how to practice law and what it means to be a complete lawyer. It is an honor to join them as a member.”

Her practice at Sowell Gray focuses on commercial litigation and business dispute resolution, as well as appellate advocacy.

Cundari is also involved in the community, currently serving as Chair of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. She’s also president of the Shandon Neighborhood Council. She’s been an active member in the South Carolina Bar, previously serving as co-chair of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Cinderella Project.

About Sowell Gray
Located in Columbia’s historic Vista district, Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte LLC provides business and litigation representation in all state and federal trial and appellate courts. Founded in 1996, the firm serves clients ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses and individuals. For more information, please visit