[COLUMBIA, S.C., November 1, 2012] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been recognized in the Best Law Firms 2012-2013 list, just released by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. The business defense firm has earned several top-tier rankings in numerous practices areas for both the Columbia and Greenville metropolitan areas:
Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Banking & Finance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Governmental Investigations
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
“Our first tier rankings reflect the areas of law in which Collins & Lacy’s very own founding partners practice — this designation symbolizes the strong foundations Joel Collins has built in the white-collar defense arena, as well as Stan Lacy’s numerous contributions to the South Carolina workers’ compensation field,” said managing partner Ellen Adams. “Collins & Lacy continues to build upon these strong pillars in addition to our other tiered rankings within business defense litigation.”
Collins & Lacy’s Greenville rankings reflect senior shareholder Jack Griffeth’s exemplary work as a certified mediator, as well as the office’s employment law practice, which serves businesses, higher education institutions and municipalities in the Upstate.
The mission of “Best Law Firms” is to help guide referring lawyers and clients, from the country’s largest companies and individuals needing corporate legal advice. These rankings showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas.