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Greenville Business Magazine Named Twenty-Three Attorneys as Legal Elite in South Carolina

Greenville, S.C. – August 12, 2020

Twenty-three attorneys were nominated and voted to Greenville Business Magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite,the only regional awards program that allows every active attorney to nominate and vote for their peers across 26 categories. Duffie Powers and Phil Reeves were recognized as Top Voted recipients.

Duffie Powers centers his legal practice on the areas of design and construction and creditors’ rights in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina, office. Having previously worked in the construction industry, Duffie has a unique insight into the challenges faced by those in the industry.  Duffie routinely represents contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, equipment rental companies, architects, engineers and other design professionals. He has represented clients in commercial and residential construction projects of all sizes related to the litigation of construction and design defects, zoning and land use planning issues, contracts and payment disputes.

Phillip E. Reeves is a partner in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina, office. He has focused his litigation and trial work over the years on insurance, products liability and transportation.  Phil has tried approximately 200 cases and handled numerous appeals in state and federal courts. With a particular emphasis on first party claims, Phil has centered his insurance practice on representing insurers on various insurance coverage issues as well as extra-contractual and bad faith cases for more than 33 years.

The list of Greenville Business Magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite includes:

  • Howard Boyd, Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Deborah Casey Brown – Labor & Employment
  • Robert D. Corney – Business Litigation, Hospitality & Tourism, Personal Injury
  • James Dedman IV – Business Litigation
  • Natalie R. Ecker – Insurance
  • Amity S. Edmonds – Workers’ Compensation
  • Cory Ezzell – Workers’ Compensation
  • Nicholas A. Farr – Insurance, Personal Injury
  • Batten Farrar – Insurance, Business Litigation, Construction, Personal Injury
  • Mills Gallivan – Workers’ Compensation, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Casey P. Gonyea – Workers’ Compensation
  • Jennifer E. Johnsen – Insurance
  • Carter Massingill – Construction, Business Litigation
  • Stuart Mauney – Healthcare
  • Jared M. Pretulak – Workers’ Compensation
  • Duffie Powers – Construction (Top Voted), Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • Phillip E. Reeves – Insurance (Top Voted)
  • David Rheney – Personal Injury, Business Litigation
  • Ronald G. Tate, Jr. – Construction
  • Thomas J. Twehues – Workers’ Compensation
  • Zachary L. Weaver – Business Litigation, Labor & Employment
  • Daniel B. White – Business Litigation
  • Michelle DeLuca Yarbrough – Workers’ Compensation

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