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John O. Williams II will continue to serve as the county's head attorney while filling the role as director of economic development. (Photo/Berkeley County)
Feb 29, 2024

Berkeley County taps chief attorney to lead economic development

The Berekley County native has degrees from Clemson and the University of South Carolina ...

Jan 23, 2024

MGC Expands Footprint into Four New England States

COLUMBIA, SC – Law firm McAngus Goudelock & Courie (MGC) has opened offices in Boston, MA, Hartford, CT, Manchester, NH and Providence, RI. This expansion marks MGC’s growth into New England, with the capability to serve clients throughout the Southeast, Northeast, Southwest and Midwest. The firm’s nearly 300 attorneys provide legal representation from 22 total […]

Jan 17, 2024

K&L Gates Names Nearly 30 Partners, Government Affairs Advisors Across Firm

The partners of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have voted to elect the following individuals from across the firm’s global platform as new partners and government affairs advisors with the firm, effective January 1. The group comprises 26 individuals from all nine of the firm’s practice areas and representing 16 offices, including Beijing, Boston, […]

Jan 9, 2024

Moore & Van Allen Elevates 15 Attorneys to Member, Including Charleston Attorney Daniel Layfield

Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to announce that the following 15 attorneys have been elected as the firm’s newest members: Holly S. Bannerman, William “Bill” M. Butler, Sarah Dohoney Byrne, Natalie S. Hilmandolar, Fielding E. Huseth, S. Alan Lanier, Jr., Daniel J. Layfield, Micah S. Lewis, Katie A. McConnell, [...]

Jan 8, 2024

Alex Murdaugh’s Colleton County property to be auctioned

The house at the center of a notorious double murder that brought national attention to the Lowcountry will go up for auction next …

Jan 8, 2024

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Elects Four New Shareholders

COLUMBIA, SC – Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that Sterling Moose Busbee, Guy M. Dabbs IV, Ronald T. Scott and Cameo Joseph-McCollum have been elected as Shareholders in the firm. Charleston Sterling Busbee is a tax attorney with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, economic development and corporate law.[...]

Dec 8, 2023

Turner Padget Expands With Two New Associates In Charleston, South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Turner Padget is pleased to announce the addition of Associates Hunter A. Morgan and Ross Scarborough to the firm’s Charleston office. Both Morgan and Scarborough will be joining the firm’s Litigation practice with broad focus areas. Hunter Morgan Morgan will focus his practice on defending physicians, physician practices, long-term care facilities, hospitals […]

Nov 30, 2023

South Carolina law firm acquires Summerville practice

The founder and managing partner of the acquired firm, who is a native of Walterboro and who received her J.D. from Charleston Law, will join the Charleston office as trial counsel.

Oct 31, 2023

National Homelessness Law Center Recognizes Baker Donelson with 2023 Pro Bono Award

The national law firm of Baker Donelson has been named the Pro Bono Award recipient by the National Homelessness Law Center (the Law Center) in recognition of the Firm’s longstanding advocacy for America’s homeless population. The award was presented by the Law Center at the 2023 Human Right to Housing Awards, an annual event that […]

Oct 30, 2023

K&L Gates’ Charleston Office Welcomes New Hires

K&L Gates’ Charleston office is pleased to welcome two new hires to the office: Ms. Allessandra Stewart joins the Charleston office as counsel in the firm’s Health Care and FDA practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Allessandra served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia and District of [...]

Oct 25, 2023

Flanagin Joins Buist Byars & Taylor as Residential RE Partner

Buist Byars & Taylor LLC is pleased to announce Jennifer J. Flanagin has joined the firm as a partner in its residential real estate practice. Based at the firm’s office at 652 Coleman Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant, she and fellow partner Ashley Blum will lead the department together, serving clients throughout the Lowcountry.[...]

Oct 19, 2023

Charleston School of Law seeks non-profit status – here’s why

Charleston School of Law has taken the first step toward becoming a nonprofit school. It is currently the last independent, American Bar Association-approved for-profit law school in the United States, a news release stated. Last week, the Law School filed an application with the American Bar Association seeking acquiescenc[...]