WELCOME TO GALLIVAN, WHITE & BOYD
Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., founded 65 years ago in Greenville, South Carolina, is one of the Southeast's leading litigation and business law firms. With 64 attorneys and 76 support staff in our three offices located in Greenville and Columbia, SC and Charlotte, NC, our firm has the strength to tackle complex issues and the agility to change fields quickly when necessary. We are reliable problem solvers who lead our clients through challenges and opportunities great and small. Even as we grow, our lawyers continue to uphold GWB's reputation as one of the premier business and litigation firms in the Southeast. We are proud of our history and the results our attorneys have achieved for our clients over the years.
Twelve GWB Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
Nine Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.
attorneys from the firm’s Greenville and Columbia offices have been selected
for inclusion in South Carolina Super
Lawyers 2013; in addition, three Gallivan, White
& Boyd attorneys have been recognized as South Carolina Rising Stars. GWB attorneys
appearing in the 2013 edition of South
Carolina Super Lawyers include:
W. Howard Boyd, Jr. – Business Litigation
Deborah Casey Brown – Workers’ Compensation
H. Mills Gallivan – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Phillip E. Reeves – Insurance Coverage
T. David Rheney – Personal Injury Defense: General
Daniel B. White – Personal Injury Defense: Products
Gray T. Culbreath – Class Action/Mass Torts
John T. Lay – Business Litigation
Curtis L. Ott – Personal Injury Defense: Products
Rising Stars Include:
W. Duffie Powers – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Thomas E. Vanderbloemen – Business Litigation
Breon C.M. Walker – Personal Injury Defense: General
Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, lists the top five percent of the attorneys in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers utilizes a multi-phased selection process that includes peer nominations, independent third-party research, and peer reviews by other attorneys in their primary practice area. South Carolina Rising Stars recognizes outstanding attorneys who have been in practice for ten or less years or who are forty years old or younger. No more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the state are selected as Rising Stars each year.
Managing Shareholder, C. William McGee stated: "GWB is very proud of the attorneys who have received this honor from South Carolina Super Lawyers. We are fortunate to have such an outstanding group of lawyers practicing at our firm."
Steven E. Buckingham Elected Speaker for Class 39 of Leadership Greenville
Steven E. Buckingham has been elected as the Speaker for Class 39 of Leadership Greenville. Leadership Greenville, established in 1973, is a program sponsored by the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce to develop informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing dynamic leadership for Greenville County. The class Speaker is elected by the participants in Leadership Greenville Class 39.
Steve is a Senior Associate with Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., where he practices in the areas of business and commercial law as well as banking, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights. Steve is a member of the Greenville County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. Steve also serves the community through his involvement in the United Way of Greenville County and the Poinsett Corridor Revitalization Coalition.
Fellow Leadership Greenville classmate J. David Sigmon, Jr. states, "I think our class would agree, it was evident from early on that Steve was a standout leader, even among a large group of strong community leaders. He portrays a balanced leadership approach, as his personality invites you to listen to what he has to say, and also fully embraces group suggestion and participation. I am glad to have met Steve through Leadership Greenville this year and proud to have him represent LG 39." C. William McGee, the firm’s managing shareholder, echoes Mr. Sigmon’s comments stating, “Leadership is a unique and essential quality for a successful attorney. Steve has displayed this characteristic throughout his legal career. We are fortunate to have such a promising attorney on the GWB team.” Steve will be the keynote speaker for Class 39’s graduation in May.
Gallivan, White &
Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce
that the firm has been ranked as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best
Lawyers. The firm’s position is determined by qualitative and quantitative data
used to provide a comprehensive ranking of the U.S. legal profession. GWB has been ranked a Tier 1 or Tier 2 “Best Law Firm” in 14 practice