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Chambers USA Ranks Gallivan White Boyd As A Leading Law Firm In South Carolina

June 15, 2022

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce its inclusion as a ranked law firm in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States, including up to 79 individual practice areas in all 50 states and Washington, DC. To determine its rankings, Chambers and Partners analyzes information gained via submissions and interviews that center around technical ability, client service, team depth, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, and value for money. GWB is ranked in South Carolina for Litigation: General Commercial.  One commenter told Chambers and Partners that GWB “is top-notch; they’re really strong and very diverse in the things that they handle.” With four offices across the Carolinas, the firm frequently represents businesses and individual clients in business and commercial disputes, insurance matters, arbitration and litigation.

Gray T. Culbreath is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who concentrates his law practice on products liability, business and commercial litigation, transportation, class actions, and professional negligence. He is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a past president of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association (SCDTAA) and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and Lawyers for Civil Justice, in which he has also served in a number of leadership roles. According to Chambers and Partners, sources say, he “is a great lawyer” who is “[k]nown for trying to find creative solutions for clients.”

John T. Lay, Jr. offers a diverse practice with extensive expertise in a range of complex, high-stakes disputes including business litigation, products liability, legal malpractice, class actions and mass torts. Recently, Super Lawyers®, a Thomas Reuters publication, named Lay as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in South Carolina. He is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also a past president of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), SCDTAA, and the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, as well as a former member of the Boards of Directors of IADC, the Defense Research Institute, and Lawyers for Civil Justice. Sources told Chambers and Partners that Lay is a “worthy adversary” who is “[k]nown for being a very zealous advocate and a very good trial attorney.”

Daniel B. White is a former president of the South Carolina Bar and former Chairman of the SC Bar House of Delegates. His legal practice focuses on products liability, mass torts and complex commercial litigation. White has also been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers® for his practice in Personal Injury-Products: Defense. He has been included in South Carolina Super Lawyers® listing since its inception. White is also included in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® edition in multiple categories: Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation & Class Actions; Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Litigation: and Railroad Law. White is State Co-Chairman of the Litigation Council of America.

Amy L. B. Hill has a degree in accounting, which gives her legal practice places an emphasis on business and commercial litigation assisting her clients with monetary disputes in many different aspects of their personal life and business practices. She has particularly focused on probate litigation as well as lender liability and FINRA arbitration. Amy also represents attorneys in malpractice claims and disciplinary matters. Hill has also been selected for inclusion in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers in America® for her practice in Litigation – Trusts & Estates and Commercial Litigation since 2020.

Lindsay A. Joyner focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation, financial institutions, professional negligence and trust litigation. 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. Lindsay regularly handles matters concerning contractual disputes, business torts, shareholder disputes and other complex litigation arising out of business transactions.

“Gallivan White Boyd celebrates this commendable achievement. Congratulations to our partners  for continuing to excel in the legal industry.”–C. William McGee, CEO

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