Michael Burney Joins Collins & Lacy as Director of Business Development

 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce that Michael Burney, veteran marketing professional, has joined the firm as its Director of Business Development. 

Burney’s experience includes sales and marketing management in the broadcasting industry, corporate marketing management in the insurance trade and marketing agency ownership serving the private medical field. 

At Collins & Lacy, P.C., Burney leads initiatives to introduce risk managers and self-insured businesses to the skilled legal team at the firm. Collins & Lacy offers legal defense services for construction, retail & hospitality, trucking, workers’ compensation, professional liability, government ethics, mediation and more. 

“Michael has already made significant strides in improving our business development efforts in his short time with our firm,” said Collins & Lacy Retail & Hospitality Practice Group Chairman, Christian Stegmaier. “He has a vast network and has brought a new level of strategic business development thinking and expertise to our team.” 

In addition to business networking, Burney also serves as the host and producer for the firm’s podcast series, The Legal Bench. Further, he manages a new, in-house video production studio at the firm. 

About Collins & Lacy, P.C.

Collins & Lacy is a statewide business defense firm in South Carolina that delivers legal representation for our clients through solid preparation, execution, and client-oriented service aimed at success. Located in the State’s capital city of Columbia, the firm represents local, regional and national clients in the areas of construction; hospitality/retail and entertainment law; insurance/bad faith; products liability; professional liability; commercial transportation; privacy, data management, and cybersecurity; mediation; and governmental affairs/issue advocacy.