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Haigler becomes member at Sowell Gray

Nicolas L. Haigler, an attorney with Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC since 2007, has become the firm’s newest member.

“Nick is a versatile and talented leader, both at the firm and in the community at large,” said managing member Cal Watson. “We admire and appreciate his dedication to make our practice, our profession and our community better and we are extremely pleased to elect him as a member.”

Haigler, a native of Irmo, South Carolina, earned a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College in 2002 (where he lettered in men’s soccer) and his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2007. While in law school he earned the American Jurisprudence Award in Sports Law and Trial Practice, the Herman and Martha Scholarship for Civic Leadership and was Competition Chairman for the Moot Court Board. More recently he received the Glenn Jacobus Award presented by Leadership Columbia and was named to the Honor Roll of the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program. He is the current Chairperson of the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board and a member of Kids’ Chance of South Carolina Board of Directors as well as a member of the Columbia Chamber Board of Directors. Haigler’s practice at Sowell Gray focuses on workers’ compensation.

“I enjoy working hard to resolve issues for our clients at Sowell Gray,” Haigler said. “And I’m extremely proud to be elected a member of the firm, which I believe sets an excellent example for leadership in our profession and makes a positive difference in our community.”