Joshua D. Kelly (2006) was named partner at Richmond, Virginia law firm Hirschler Fleischer, effective January 1.
Columbia Business Monthly released their annual list of the 50 most influential people in the region. Congratulations to the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Dean Robert M. Wilcox for making this year’s list. Along with Dean Wilcox, several of our alumni were recognized: Mayor Steve Benjamin (1994), Gov. Henry McMaster (1973), Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court Donald Beatty (1979), David Pascoe (1993), and Susie Gerald Shannon (2004), Nick Kremydas (1994) and Teresa Wilson (1999) . The selection of the individuals is a result of staff research and community nomination.
Justin P. Novak (2010) has been added as Special Counsel at Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms’ Charleston, South Carolina office.
David Paavola (2012) has been selected to participate in the 2018 South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy.
Tameika Isaac Devine (1997) was elected to the Women in Municipal Government Board of Directors.
Steve Wukela, Jr. (1975) was awarded the 2017 Ralph King Anderson Jr. Award in December 2017.
Matthew G. Quattlebaum (2011) has joined Babb & Bixler as an associate attorney.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Kaitlin T. Beck (2017), Demetrius Pyburn (2017) and Clara Elizabeth “Lizzie” Weston (2017) have joined the firm. Beck and Weston are based in the firm’s Columbia office, while Pyburn is located at the Greenville office.
Allison Sullivan (2005), a partner with Bluestein Attorneys, is the new president of Injured Workers Advocates, a nonprofit association of attorneys dedicated to advancing the interests of injured workers in South Carolina.
Attorney Michael Trask (2017) has joined Baker, Ravenel & Bender as an associate.