Chambers & Partners Rank Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. and Three Attorneys as Leaders in Law

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, Leading Lawyers for Business as a Leading Law Firm in the field Commercial Litigation. Additionally, firm attorneys Daniel B. White, Gray T. Culbreath, and John T. Lay, Jr. were chosen as leading business attorneys in the field of Commercial Litigation.

Gallivan, White & Boyd has significant experience in complex litigation representing corporate and individual clients in business disputes, arbitration, and litigation. Significant business and commercial litigation handled by the firm’s attorneys include matters involving shareholder disputes, trade secrets, covenants not to compete and non-solicitation agreements, business torts, contract disputes, corporate finance, securities, insurance, sales transactions, debtor and creditor rights, and real estate and land use issues.

CHAMBERS USA: “(Gallivan, White & Boyd) continues to earn praise for its strong litigation practice, acting in areas such as insurance defense and product liability disputes. Particularly noted for its experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical matters.”

Danny White - CurrentDaniel B. White’s practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial litigation. He is former President of the South Carolina Bar and former Chairman of the SC Bar House of Delegates. White currently serves as SC Bar Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, the ABA’s policy making body.  He is state co-chair of the Litigation Counsel of America and is on the Charleston School of Law Board of Advisors.  White is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. White is listed in Best Lawyers in America in five litigation field, has received the South Carolina Super Lawyer recognition since the inception of the award, named to the Greenville Legal Elite and received the SC Lawyer’s Weekly Leadership in Law award.

CHAMBERS USA: “Danny White played a leading role in the Graniteville derailment litigation. His respected practice spans diverse areas such as product liability and personal injury disputes.”

Culbreath Bio Website HS 10-7-13With over 25 years of legal experience, Gray T. Culbreath concentrates his law practice on products liability, business and commercial litigation, transportation, class actions, and professional negligence practice areas.  He is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and Lawyers for Civil Justice. Culbreath is a past Best Lawyers’ Columbia Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” as well as being annually recognized in South Carolina Super Lawyer.  Prior to entering private practice, Gray served as a Captain in the United States Army, Judge Advocate Generals Corps, from 1988 until 1992.

CHAMBERS USA: “Gray Culbreath acts on a range of commercial disputes and is ‘well prepared, dedicated and committed,’ say interviewees. He is notably experienced in handling product liability matters.”

Lay New Bio HS 12-5-13John T. Lay, Jr. has over 20 years of experience managing complex high-stakes litigation. John T. has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America in six categories and is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers Top 25. He has served with distinction in other professional organizations in the legal profession including as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel, as past president of South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, and as the current President-Elect of the South Carolina Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates.

CHAMBERS USA: “Sources underline John Lay’s ‘product liability and pharmaceutical litigation strength,’ stating that he is ‘very professional and very aggressive, in the right kind of way.’ He demonstrates impressive trial capabilities in a broad spread of disputes.”

Managing Shareholder, C. William McGee states, “These well respected attorneys have earned this recognition as a result of a career of hard work and dedication to the legal profession.  This is a well-deserved honor for each of them.”

Chambers and Partners have published its widely respected guides to the legal profession since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers uses a highly regarded team of qualified researchers to conduct in-depth face-to-face and telephone interviews with lawyers and their clients. The researches use these interviews and other factors such as technical experience, business acumen, prompt delivery, and value for money to identify and rank lawyers worldwide.

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