Lindsay A. Joyner

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Biography

Lindsay Anne Joyner is a partner in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina, office. She focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation, financial institutions, professional negligence and trust litigation. Lindsay has presented matters in these practice areas before both state and federal courts.

A significant portion of Lindsay’s legal practice is devoted to lender liability. She handles a wide variety of financial issues, including advising financial institutions on policy and customer issues as well as litigating matters from an offensive and defensive perspective.

Additionally, Lindsay represents corporate and individual clients in business and commercial litigation matters. She regularly handles matters concerning contractual disputes, business torts, shareholder disputes and other complex litigation arising out of business transactions. Lindsay has used her experience representing clients in these areas to co-author the ABOTA Masters in Trial. Masters in Trial puts the best lawyers in the state in front of an audience to try a case. Her case was the first commercial case ever used by Masters in Trial.

Lindsay appreciates that client service is equally as important as legal skills and knowledge. As a result, she makes client expectations and satisfaction a central point of her practice. She takes great effort to be accommodating and communicative with her clients at all times.

Education

University of Georgia

B.B.A. (2005)

University of South Carolina

I.M.B.A. (2010)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D. (2010)

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina Bar
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Associations & Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Member (2012 – Present)
    • Fit2Practice, Co-Vice Coordinator (2018 – 2019)
    • Long-Range Planning Board (2017 – 2019)
    • Affiliates Team Member (2016 – 2017)
    • Liaison to the Commission on Youth At Risk (2015 – 2017)
  • South Carolina Bar Wellness Committee Chair (2016 – Present)
    • Subcommittee Chair (2014 – 2016)
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division (YLD)
    • Immediate Past President (2018 – 2019)
    • President (2017 – 2018)
    • President-elect (2016 – 2017)
    • Treasurer (2015 – 2016)
    • iCivics Committee Chair (2014 – 2015)
    • iCivics Committee Co-Chair (2013 – 2014)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association (SCDTAA)
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Richland County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Star of the Quarter (2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2020 – 2021)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Transnational Dispute Resolution
  • Columbia Business Monthly
    • Legal Elite: Business Litigation (2020)
    • Legal Elite: Banking & Finance (2015)
    • Best & Brightest Under 35
  • Columbia Metropolitan Magazine, Young Professional of the Year (2018)
  • Darla Moore Graduate Fellowship Recipient
  • Junior League of Columbia
    • Katharine Heath Manning Perry Award (2016)
    • Provisional of the Year (2010 – 2011)
  • Richland County Bar Association, Civic Star Award (2019)
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • President’s Award (2016 – 2017)
    • Star of the Quarter, 4th Quarter (2014 – 2015)
    • Star of the Quarter, FY (2011 – 2012)
  • South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business, Editor-in-Chief
  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Leadership in Law Honoree
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation (2016, 2018 – 2020)

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Columbia
    • Treasurer (2019 – 2020)
    • Vice President of Finance (2018 – 2019)
    • League Attorney/Risk Manager (2013 – 2016)
    • Community Research & Project Development, Co-Chair (2015 – 2016)
    • Nominating Committee (2014 – 2015)
    • Community Treasurer (2012 – 2013)
  • Columbia Museum of Art
    • Contemporaries Board of Directors (2013 – 2016)
    • Secretary (2015 – 2016)
    • Black Jack Ball, Co-Chair (2014 – 2015)
    • Fire & Ice Ball, Committee Member (2013 – 2014)
  • Downtown Church
    • Nominating Committee Chair (2017 – Present)
    • Session Member (2014 – 2016)
    • Guidance Team (2012 – 2014)

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