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Six Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte members named "Super Lawyers"

Six members of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC have been named to the 2010 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®, with three of them ranking among the top 25 in the state.

Biff Sowell, Betsy Gray, Bobby Stepp, Becky Laffitte, Cal Watson and Monty Todd were listed in the annual publication, which is distributed across the United States and reaches more than 13 million readers. It’s the third consecutive year that the six have earned Super Lawyer designations.

Biff Sowell, Betsy Gray and Bobby Stepp were among South Carolina’s top 25 attorneys, based on point totals after a three-step process. Betsy Gray and Bobby Stepp were among the top 25 last year as well.

The six Sowell Gray attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and their practice areas are:

Betsy Gray – Business Litigation, General Litigation, and Criminal Defense: White Collar.
Biff Sowell – General Litigation, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate.
Bobby Stepp – Business Litigation.
Becky Laffitte – Personal Injury Defense: Products, Transportation/Maritime, Construction Litigation
Monty Todd – Personal Injury Defense: Products, Health Care, Business Litigation
Cal Watson – Business Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection is based on nominations from peers, independent research and a blue-ribbon review by attorneys in the same practice areas. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators.

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 in South Carolina. Founded in 1996, the firm serves clients ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses and individuals. For more information, please visit