[COLUMBIA, S.C. September 5, 2012] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Best Lawyers in America 2013 has honored several of its attorneys in multiple practice areas. Firm wide, eight Collins & Lacy attorneys received the 2013 Best Lawyers in America designation, and those attorneys were honored for their work in eight different practice areas.
“Collins & Lacy is thrilled that the firm’s representation in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America genuinely reflects our legal experience in multiple practice areas,” said Managing Partner Ellen Adams.
The annual list is compiled by Best Lawyers after conducting surveys in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.
Greenville shareholder and eight-time Best Lawyers recipient Jack Griffeth is happy to see so many of the firms’ attorneys on the list. “Recognition by one’s peers is one of the most meaningful forms of praise among attorneys,” said Griffeth.
Listed by legal categories, here are the Collins & Lacy attorneys selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America:
- Arbitration – Jack Griffeth, Collins & Lacy – Greenville
- Banking and Finance Law – L. Henry McKellar, Collins & Lacy – Columbia
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Joel W. Collins, Jr., Founding Partner – Columbia
- Employment Law – Management – Michael S. Pitts, Collins & Lacy – Greenville
- Litigation – Banking & Finance – L. Henry McKellar, Collins & Lacy – Columbia
- Litigation – Labor & Employment – Michael S. Pitts, Collins & Lacy – Greenville
- Mediation – Jack Griffeth, Collins & Lacy – Greenville
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Founding partner Joel Collins says he is pleased, but not surprised, to see so many of the firms’ attorneys on the 2013 Best Lawyers in America list. He says, “It really shows that the clients who come to Collins & Lacy for representation get direct access to skilled litigators.”