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H. Mills Gallivan Named to the Lawyers for Civil Justice Board of Directors

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Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder H. Mills Gallivan has been named to the Board of Directors of Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ). LCJ is a partnership of leading corporate counsel and defense bar practitioners who work to help restore and maintain balance in the civil justice system. LCJ collaborates with the business and defense bar communities to propel reasonable reform initiatives.

Gallivan’s 3-years of service on the LCJ Board of Directors continues his long history as a leader in the community and the legal profession.  His significant past service includes:

  • President Elect of the FDCC
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the FDCC
  • Senior Director of the FDCC
  • Chairman of the Board of National Foundation for Judicial Excellence
  • Past President of National Foundation for Judicial Excellence
  • Past President of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Past President of the Haynsworth-Perry American Inn of Court
  • Commissioner for City of Greenville Planning Commission
  • Past President of Rotary Club of Greenville Foundation

Gallivan has spent over 39 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.  He also continues to be a significant influence on Gallivan, White & Boyd’s litigation practices. Gallivan has been honored by numerous legal organizations including:

  • Defense Research Institute – Exceptional Performance Citation
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association – Robert Hemphill Award
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers in Greenville, 2013
  • Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers

With four offices across the Carolinas, Gallivan, White and Boyd frequently represents corporations, businesses, and individual clients in complex business and commercial disputes, arbitration, and litigation.  Several core areas of competency for the firm include:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Transportation Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence Litigation
  • Toxic and Mass Torts
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense

Gallivan, White & Boyd continues to be ranked by Chambers USA as a Leading Law Firm for Business.  In its 2014 edition of Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers notes that GWB “continues to earn praise for its strong litigation practice” and that it has been “particularly noted for its experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical matters.”

Gallivan, White & Boyd has also received significant recognition recently by being selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report.  In 2013, the firm also received the Defense Research Institute’s Law Firm Diversity Award.