[COLUMBIA, S.C., April 25, 2013] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. has almost tripled the number of its attorneys named to the 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers® and South Carolina Rising Stars® list. Fourteen attorneys with the statewide business defense firm are included in the 2013 list. That means 50 percent of Collins & Lacy’s attorneys have been selected for this esteemed honor. Last year, five attorneys were on the list. The lawyers represent each of Collins & Lacy’s four statewide offices, and they represent a diverse range of practice areas.
“The growth of Collins & Lacy’s selection in this prestigious listing is exciting for both our firm and clients,” said managing partner Mike Pitts, who is a repeat Super Lawyers honoree. “Our expansion in size and legal diversity reflects the success of Collins & Lacy’s mission to meet the diverse, growing needs of the Palmetto State businesses and citizens.”
Super Lawyers is an annual listing of attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are attorneys, 40 years of age or younger, who have been practicing for 10 years or less. There are no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the state who are named to the list.
Here is each Collins & Lacy attorney selected, as well information about the practice areas and cities in which their work is being recognized.
Columbia – 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers:
Joel Collins, Civil Litigation: Defense
Pete Dworjanyn, Insurance Coverage
Stan Lacy, Workers’ Compensation
Columbia – 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars:
Charles Appleby, Employment & Labor
Christian Boesl, Employment Litigation: Defense
Andy Cole, Construction/Surety
Charleston – 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars:
William (Tom) Bacon, Workers’ Compensation
Bennett Crites, Personal Injury Defense
Greenville – 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers:
Jack Griffeth, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mike Pitts, Employment Litigation: Defense
Greenville – 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars:
Suzy Boulware Cole, Workers’ Compensation
Ross Plyler, General Litigation
Myrtle Beach – 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars:
Will Bryan, Transportation/Maritime
Amy Neuschafer, Professional Liability Defense