H. Mills Gallivan Elected President of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder H. Mills Gallivan has been named President of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) with his term as President ending in July of 2017. The FDCC is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community. The FDCC is dedicated to promoting knowledge, justice, and fellowship. FDCC members are dedicated to the pursuit of a balanced civil justice system as they represent those in need of a defense in civil litigation.
Gallivan’s selection places three Gallivan, White and Boyd attorneys simultaneously at the head of the three leading national legal civil defense professional organizations, an unprecedented achievement for a single firm. GWB attorney John T. Lay, Jr. recently assumed the presidency of the International Association of Defense Counsel, while GWB attorney John Cuttino will become president of DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, this fall.
Gallivan has spent over 40 years serving clients as a civil defense litigator in the areas of workplace practices, personal injury, and commercial matters. He now focuses his practice on mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and serving as a Special Referee. Gallivan has a long history as a leader in the community and the legal profession. His long list of service includes other organizations such as National Foundation for Judicial Excellence, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, Lawyers for Civil Justice, and DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar.