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David Rheney Named Lawyer of Year for Greenville by Best Lawyers in America

Rheney Bio HS 12-11-13

GWB is pleased to announce the selection of T. David Rheney as “Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance Law for Greenville by Best Lawyers. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become a highly regarded guide for attorneys who exhibit legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-reviewed survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Rheney’s 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” selection is the third year Rheney has been recognized by Best Lawyers for Greenville.  Past recognitions by Best Lawyers include:

  • 2014 Greenville Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
  • 2012 Greenville Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Listed in Best Lawyers, (Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants), 2009 to Present

Rheney’s law practice focuses on insurance, tort and personal injury, transportation, products liability, and professional negligence. He is the South Carolina representative for Insuralex, an international association of attorneys that center their practice on insurance and reinsurance law issues, as well as a member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, American Board of Trial Advocates, Defense Research Institute and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. In addition to his past recognitions as Lawyer of the Year, he has been recognized by:

  • Martindale-Hubbel – AV Preeminent Rating, 2003-2014
  • Legal Elite by Greenville Business Magazine – Insurance, 2014
  • Martindale Hubbel Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law, 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Transportation Law by Martindale Hubbel, 2013
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Insurance Coverage

GWB Managing Partner John T. Lay, Jr. states, “David has consistently shown throughout his career that he is a terrific attorney in insurance law. This recognition further supports that point. GWB congratulates David on his achievement.”