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.