Daniel B. White, Phillip E. Reeves, C. Stuart Mauney, Jr., John E. Cuttino and John T. Lay, Named “2018 Lawyers of Year” by Best Lawyers in America

The law firm of Gallivan White Boyd is pleased to announce a selection of Greenville attorneys, Daniel B. White, Philip E. Reeves, C. Stuart Mauney as  well as Columbia attorneys, John E. Cuttino and John T. Lay, Jr., as “2018 Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America. A single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

21 Gallivan White Boyd attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

    21 Gallivan White Boyd attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list Gallivan White Boyd is pleased to announce that 21 lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. “For more than a third of the century,” says CEO Steven Naifeh, “Best Lawyers has been the gold standard of excellence in the legal profession.” President Phil Greer […]

Cuttino Interviewed by National Public Radio

                                            John Cuttino Interviewed by National Public Radio John Cuttino, president of DRI, a national association of defense attorneys, and a [...]

” Doctor Law”

Image TLA 2017 Chris Kelly

It is my distinct pleasure to announce this year’s recipient
of the Distinguished Service Award. This recipient
joined the TLA in 2001. Prior to joining the Association,
the recipient went to undergraduate school at a University
in the Midwest known for its football prowess. While
the recipient attended undergrad, the football team had
a record of 40-8-1. Apparently, the recipient grew tired
of football, because he attended an ACC school for law
school. This school’s basketball team had a record of 97
wins and 31 losses.

Gallivan White Boyd Congratulates Attorney Chris Kelly Winner of TLA Distinguished Service Award

Kelly New HS Med 4-29-14

Charlotte, N.C. – Gallivan White Boyd attorney, Chris Kelly has long been committed to his practice area of Commercial Transportation [...]

Lindsay Joyner Becomes President of the South Carolina Bar’s Young Lawyers Division

Joyner Bio Webpage HS 10-7-13

Columbia, SC – Gallivan White Boyd, is pleased to announce that attorney Lindsay Joyner has ascended to the office of [...]

Senate approves new South Carolina Ethics Commission members

COLUMBIA — After more than two months without having a state Ethics Commission, the Senate on Tuesday approved eight new members [...]


Greenville, SC – The law firm of Gallivan White Boyd, is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 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.

Winning Huge Against Trespass to Chattel and Unfair Trade Practice Claims in a Transportation Contract Dispute, The Transportation Lawyer, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 28-30, April 2017.

In July of 2016 the United States IDistrict Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Statesville Division, granted a motor carrier’s motion to dismiss two counterclaims asserting trespass to chattel and Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices brought by a former customer in a breach of transportation contract case.


The Ins and Outs of Non-Compete Agreements

Employment Contract

According to a March, 2016, U.S. Department of the Treasury report, nearly 30 million workers are covered by a non-compete agreement.[i] These workers run the gamut from CEOs to sandwich makers.[ii] It is important for firms and individuals to understand the importance of these clauses and to enter into agreements knowing what is expected and required of them if the employee were ever to leave. Further, when an employee does leave, the new (hiring) employer, the employee, and the former employer all have important factors to consider.