Nine of Sowell Gray Robinson’s attorneys have been named 2018 South Carolina Super Lawyers®, and five additional lawyers were selected as 2018 South Carolina “Rising Stars.” Of those employees, seven Super Lawyers and four Rising Stars are University of South Carolina alumni.
• Betsy Gray (1976)
• Becky Laffitte (1983)
• Bill Metzger (1989)
• Biff Sowell (1976)
• Bobby Stepp (1977)
• Monty Todd (1982)
• Cal Watson (1987)
• Ben Gooding (2012)
• Paul Hoefer (2008)
• Alexis Lindsay (2009)
• Michael Montgomery (2006)
M. Malissa Burnette (1977) listed in Super Lawyers 2018.
Allison Sullivan (2005) has been named a South Carolina Rising Star.
Marti Bluestein (1993) – a founding partner of Bluestein Attorneys – has been recognized as one of the South Carolina Super Lawyers®.
Three partners at Callison Tighe and Robinson are included in the newest edition of Super Lawyers, an annual guide to the nation’s attorneys. Michael Tighe (1964), Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos (1996) and Wm. Bert Brannon (1991) all were selected for Super Lawyers 2018.
Julie L. Moore (2009) Duffy & Young LLC, was elected shareholder in April.
Of the ten recipients of this year’s Columbia Metropolitan Magazine’s Capital Young Professional Award, four are School of Law alums:
- Lindsay Joyner (2010)
- Mary Cothonneau Eldridge (2016)
- Tripp Rush (2013)
- Lyndey Zwing (2012)
THE ISLAND PACKET, 27 APRIL 2018, FEAT. PROF. LISA EICHHORN:
You’re pushing 60 mph, maybe 70, on the highway, shooting out of the curve near the car dealerships and that big American flag, and you flash by him — the man off to your right wearing golf spikes, holding the sign — and you have no idea you’ve just blown past a battlefield.
A war is being fought here, on a debris-strewn shoulder off U.S. 278. It’s a war of attrition that pits the First Amendment against business interests, one waged between a company that says it’s being slandered and a self-proclaimed patriot with a sales background — the man on the side of the road.
He holds the sign, and the sign holds the clues.
Third-year law student and student attorney with the Domestic Violence Clinic, Elle Klein, pens a column for COLAToday on signs of domestic violence and how to get help.