March 14, 2011
GALLIVAN, WHITE & BOYD, P.A. OPENS CHARLOTTE, NC OFFICE
Greenville, S.C. - Gallivan, White and Boyd, P.A., headquartered in Greenville, S.C., is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Charlotte and that J. Jared Simms has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining Gallivan, White & Boyd, Simms was an associate in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, LLP. For the last four years, his practice has been devoted exclusively to defending employers and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters throughout North Carolina. He will continue his practice with Gallivan, White & Boyd's workers' compensation team, which focuses exclusively on the defense of employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third party administrators, and claims servicing agencies.
"I am excited to join the team at Gallivan, White & Boyd," said Simms. "The firm has tremendous leadership and experience in a wide variety of practice areas, including workers' compensation defense. I look forward to working with the lawyers in my new firm to expand our practice throughout North Carolina." Simms graduated from Queens University of Charlotte, summa cum laude, in 2003 and obtained his J.D. from the University of North Carolina in 2006. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, and the American Bar Association.
Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. was founded more than six decades ago in Greenville, S.C. and is one of the Southeast's leading litigation and business law firms. C. William McGee, the firm's Managing Shareholder, stated, "We have seen a significant increase in the demand for our services in North Carolina. Our new Charlotte office will allow the firm to serve our clients more effectively and efficiently throughout the region. Jared Simms will be a tremendous addition to our team of lawyers who are licensed to practice in North Carolina."
With 44 attorneys and 56 support staff, Gallivan, White & Boyd was ranked by Chambers USA in 2010 as a leading law firm for business. The firm was also ranked by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as a Best Law Firm. Its new office, located in SouthPark at 5960 Fairview Road, opened in March, 2011.
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Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. has offices in Greenville, S.C. and Charlotte, N.C. Practice areas include strategic risk assessment and counseling, defense litigation, business law, and corporate representation. For more information about the firm, see www.GWBlawfirm.com