Bobby Stepp (1977) was named as a leader in general commercial litigation since 2007 in the forthcoming 2017 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for his work at Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC in March 2017.
Judy Clarke (1977) received the Griffin Bell Award for Courageous Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers in March 2017.
M. Malissa Burnette (1977) was awarded the 2016 Jean Galloway Bissell Award by the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association in September 2016.
Det Bowers (1977) joined the management team at Newmark Grubb Wilson in June 2016.
Former ABA president and 1977 alumnus William Hubbard received the first Burton Award given in a new category, “Leadership in Law,” for his “willingness to take on the kinds of controversial issues within the legal profession that guarantee pushback from various groups of lawyers.” Presented in May 2016, the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement were created in 1999 and are held in association with the Library of Congress.