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

GWB is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, Leading Lawyers for Business as a Leading Law Firm in 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. White, Culbreath, and Lay have years of experience in the handling of complex high-stakes corporate and commercial litigation matters.

Daniel B. White’s legal practice focuses on mass torts and complex commercial litigation. He is a former President of the South Carolina Bar and former Chairman of the SC Bar House of Delegates.  Chambers USA praises White with the following comment:

  • “Daniel White is a well-versed litigator and “great lawyer” who defends clients in complex commercial matters including product liability and personal injury suits. He recently acted for Bayer on a false advertising putative class action.”

With 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. He is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and Lawyers for Civil Justice. Chambers USA’s comments on Culbreath include:

  • Gray Culbreath is a “tenacious litigator with a fantastic reputation,” according to peers. His practice covers mass and toxic torts cases and product liability suits, and he is experienced handling litigation at trial and on appeal.”

John T. Lay, Jr. focuses his law practice on business litigation, professional malpractice, insurance bad faith and coverage, financial services litigation, product liability, and environmental law. Lay is the president-elect of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and a member of the Board of Directors of the IADC, the Defense Research Institute, and Lawyers for Civil Justice as well as a Delegate of The American Civil Trial Bar Roundtable. Chambers USA commends Lay in the following quote:

  • “John Lay is described by market sources as a “very skillful” practitioner. He undertakes a variety of class action litigation as well as mass torts, catastrophic injury and professional negligence matters.”

Gallivan, White and Boyd was also recognized as Leading Law Firm in Commercial Litigation. Chambers USA states, “(Gallivan, White & Boyd) has a highly regarded litigation practice acknowledged for its (experience) in insurance, product liability and toxic tort matters. Also undertakes disputes involving IP and professional negligence issues. Acts for an impressive roster of clients in such sectors as healthcare, transportation and construction. Very good trial lawyers.” 

With four offices across the Carolinas, Gallivan, White and Boyd frequently represents corporations, businesses, and individual clients in complex business and commercial disputes, insurance matters, arbitration, and litigation.

Chambers,USA has 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.

Past results, endorsements, and testimonials from clients are not to be taken as a representation that the same or similar results can be obtained by the firm in the future.